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Football's Vontaze Burfict accrues more accolades

December 16, 2009

Arizona State University linebacker Vontaze Burfict continues to collect postseason accolades following his freshman season, being named a Freshman All-American by In addition, The Sporting News named him to their All-Pac-10 Freshman Team, the publication announced today.

Burfict, who was named the Pac-10 Defensive Freshman of the Year, was also named a Freshman All-American by

Burfict, from Corona, Calif., started the last nine games of the season for the Sun Devils. He ranked second on the team in tackles with 69 stops, 40 solo, including 7 tackles for loss and 2 quarterback sacks, to go along with five passes broken up and two fumbles forced and recoveredASU linebacker .