June 18, 2007

Burge follows a family tradition

The Missouri Tigers have been atop the list for Jimmy Burge for quite some time. Now, they're alone at the top. The 275-pound defensive tackle committed to Missouri on Sunday morning.

The Burge family is no stranger to Mizzou. Burge's dad went to Missouri and his grandparents live within walking distance of the campus.

Burge has six offers, with Houston, TCU, Boise State, Fresno State and Stanford joining Mizzou. But he says none of those other schools need to spend their time recruiting him anymore.

Burge becomes Missouri's ninth known commitment for the Class of 2008.

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