Carver standout Burns commits to Maryland

August 2, 2009 

It didn’t take long for Carver quarterback Devin Burns to find a fitting replacement for Georgia.

The rising senior committed to Maryland during a visit to the College Park, Md.-campus on Saturday, according to Carver coach Dell McGee.

The 6-foot-2, 170-pound Burns made his decision less than two weeks after Georgia withdrew its scholarship offer, leading McGee to declare Georgia was no longer welcome at Carver.

Burns is a 3-star recruit by rivals.com and is No. 78 on the site’s list of the top 100 recruits for 2010.

Burns led Carver to the state semifinals last season, completing 55-of-85 passes for 736 yards and eight touchdowns. He also ran for 363 yards on 68 carries with two touchdowns,

Chris White

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