Burney's Bytes with Scott Burnstein
Football

True Maize & Blue - GRCC Lineman Mayfield Headed For Harbaugh Country

 | Scott Burnstein

From Minnesota to Michigan, Minneapolis to Ann Arbor.   Grand Rapids Catholic Central junior offensive lineman Jalen Mayfield, considered by someexperts the No. 1 college football prospect in the state’s Class of 2018, committed to...  

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Five For Fighting - Catching The Fever On The Football Field

 | Scott Burnstein

Five For Fighting – The Class of 2018’s Top 5 Wide Receivers In Metro Detroit   1 Brandon Gray (Detroit Cass Tech) – A 6-foot-5 freak of a talent at split end, butter-soft hands, disciplined ro...  

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Slinging The Pigskin Down South - Muskegon Football Star Selects UCF

 | Scott Burnstein

The Florida sun awaits one mighty versatile Westside wiz in the pocket.   Muskegon junior quarterback LaDarius Jefferson committed to the University of Central Floridaover the weekend. The 6-foot-2, 210-pou...  

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Shooting For The Stars - These Junior Cagers Can Stop & Pop

 | Scott Burnstein

Burney loves a great pure shooter on the basketball floor and the state’s Class of 2018 has its share of excellent long-range bombers. Here’s a list of some of the Mitten’s top outside marksmen to keep a watch for from beyond the arc next season.  

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Spring Vacation - Hoopsters Head Out Of Town For AAU Ball

 | Scott Burnstein

CHECK THE NEW TREND: Many of the best boys basketball players in the state are opting to play their offseason hoops with out-of-state AAU teams.   Brandon Johns (East Lansing F) – Arguably the No. 1 player in the junior class is filling it up wit...  

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Football Recruiting Roundup - Mid-Major Field Day, MAC Nabs 4 From Mitten

 | Scott Burnstein

The Mid-American Conference just gobbled up some of the state’s top football recruits in the Class of 2018.   Alright, let’s break down these recent college connections on the gridiron.   Aaron Jackson (Detroit Cass Tech QB) &nda...  

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Diaper Dandies In The D - Youth Served On PSL Basketball Court

 | Scott Burnstein

The Detroit PSL is the home to some mighty fine freshman backcourt prospects on the boys hardwood these days.   With their first year of varsity hoops under their belts, let’s take a look the three best “Baby Ballers” in the historic league, according to y...  

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Arrivals & Departures: UK Snares OP gridder McCall, CT's Gervin Spurns ND

 | Scott Burnstein

Oak Park football standout Marquan McCall found his home at the next level over the weekend, while Detroit Cass Tech gridiron star Kalon Gervin started looking for a new one.   McCall, a 4-star offensive lineman, co...  

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Basketball News & Notes - Line Talk W/Loyer, Bingham, Watts Catching Fire

 | Scott Burnstein

Clarkston junior point guard and Michigan State-commit Foster Loyer was a perfect 43-43 from the free-throw line at an AAU tournament over last weekend. Loyer plays for All-Ohio Red and is fresh off the heels of leading his C-Town Wolfpack to a Class A state...  

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U-D Mercy Doubles Up, Dakota Cagers Jackson & Ballantyne Become Titans

 | Scott Burnstein

Macomb Dakota’s Jermaine Jackson, Jr. and Jack Ballantyne only got of year of high school hoops  in together. Now, they’ll get four more in college.   Jackson and Ballantyne, two of the premier boys basketball players in the state’s Cla...  

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