Here’s a look at the top sophomore linebacker prospects entering the 2010 season.
1. Vontaze Burfict, Arizona State (Inside Linebacker) – Ranked by many as the top schoolboy linebacker coming out of Centennial High School in California, Burfict made the Sun Devil faithful jump for joy when he signed on the dotted line and became the highest-ranked recruit to commit to the Pac-10 school. For the most part the true-freshman middle linebacker didn’t disappoint, finishing second on Arizona State with his 69 tackles (40 solo), seven tackles for loss, five pass break-ups and two forced fumbles. He also led the squad with a pair of fumble recoveries. Checking in at 6’3” and 245 pounds the Sun Devil already looks like an NFL MIKE, so if he is able to add some