Posted On: 11/18/20 8:47 PM

The winningest FBS program in Colorado during the 2019 season resided in Colorado Springs. The Air Force Falcons won 11 games and finished ranked in the Top 25 polls to end the season.

Recently, the Falcons landed a top commit from their own backyard to join them next fall.

Air Academy linebacker Are’an BurrAre’anBurr6'1" | LBAir Academy | 2021StateCO, one of the top linebacker prospects in Colorado as determined by Prep Redzone Colorado, announced his commitment to join the Falcons on Tuesday, Nov. 17, on local television.

https://twitter.com/DylanScottTV/status/1328948546276618240

“Through the whole process and everything, it was pretty stressful at the start,” Burr said. “I wasn’t expecting to get 10 Division I offers like I did. It was a lot to choose from.”

Burr narrowed his list to three schools and chose Air Force over Montana State and Northern Arizona at his ceremony.

In the end, it was the relationship he built with the coaching staff at Air Force that ultimately pushed them to the top.

“I did a lot of thinking and in time I got it down to two schools, Montana State and Air Force Academy,” Burr said. “I have a great relationship with the coaching staff and the Air Force Academy

Colorado All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Redzone Colorado to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week with an annual subscription!