Tempe, Arizona - Vontaze Burfict is Arizona State’s first ever five star recruit for football and he has lived up to the hype from day one. Rarely, do you see a player like “Tez” with the speed, power, and raw intensity that football ultimately requires. Tez is a true demon the field.
One year out of high school, a freshman Vontaze took the field in his first NCAA game where he had the hit of his career on Idaho State quarterback Russell Hill. Vontaze pile drove him 10 yards into the backfield where Russell’s feet aren’t even on the ground. But Russell (ISU QB) got Idaho State’s moneys worth for coming to Tempe. All $400,000 of that paycheck to ISU was worth it for the views Vontaze’s sack received on YouTube.
Tez plays the game with intensity that cannot be coached. At this point in his career it seems as though he has no fears. He’ll level a ref and fly over an offensive front seven in a way that would make Ray Lewis think twice, and he killed a man. Lewis, the NFL player that Vontaze emulates his game after, was also played under Coach Erickson at Miami. Erickson has compared the two players on multiple occasions.
Legend has it that Vontaze is actually quite shy and quiet off the field, but once thehelmet goes on all hell breaks loose. Vontaze brings a certain swagger to the Sun Devils defense and a lot of that pours over to Brock and the guys as well.
He is unstoppable, He is dominant. but most of all he leads and sparks a defense that is one of the best in the BCS on 3rd downs. He wants to kill you (if your not wearing maroon and gold). Let’s hope Tez can continue to roam the field anticipating the the Duck’s offensive moves like he does so well. So hide your wife , hide your kids, and hide your husband, because Vontaze is crushing everyone up in here.
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