October 11, 2010

Trojans get No. 12

Huntington Beach (Calif.) Edison three-star defensive end Charles Burks worked on and off the field this season to get his dream scholarship offer.

While most prospects spend all year working for a USC scholarship offer by making sacks, tackles and scoring touchdowns, Burks put his focus into the classroom.

Last week, Burks was told in no uncertain terms that graduating from Edison High School in December was impossible. With every option exhausted, his dreams of becoming a Trojans were crushed.

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