Aubrey Burks, DB, 5-11, 200, Auburndale, Fla./Auburndale High School
Played safety for coach Kyle Sasser at Auburndale High … saw action in only five games as a senior due to injury, but still totaled 28 tackles, two sacks, four tackles for loss, five forced fumbles and one fumble recovery … also ran for 96 yards on four attempts with two scores … helped team to a 5-4 record and the first round of the Florida Class 6A playoffs … led Auburndale to an 8-3 record as a junior and finished with 63 tackles, six sacks, 17 tackles for loss, two interceptions, six pass breakups, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries … forced four fumbles in one game … in just 15 snaps against Pasco, he recorded a pick-six, two sacks and a safety … as a sophomore in 2018, he totaled 45 tackles, two tackles for loss, two interceptions, three pass breakups and one forced fumble … in his initial season, he contributed 32 tackles, three sacks, 10 tackles for loss, three interceptions, two pass breakups and two forced fumbles … three-star rating from 247Sports, Rivals and ESPN … 247Sports ranks him as the No. 53 best safety in the country and the No. 85 top recruit in Florida … Rivals lists him as the No. 95 best recruit in Florida, while ESPN has him No. 67 overall at his position … also offered by Cincinnati, Indiana, Georgia Tech, Iowa State, Kansas State, Louisville, Mississippi State, North Carolina, Pitt and Purdue.
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