Burton got quite a bit of buzz coming out of the spring, but this is pretty high praise.
The juco transfer is currently projected to start at the "Star" linebacker position, replacing Josh Furman. At 6-3, 215, he's the ideal size if he possesses the speed, which by all accounts he does.
Haisten does have a track record, as we spoke with him over a year ago, following spring camp, and he raved about Tyreek Hill, characterizing him as a "game changer."
Games still have to be played, but Bill does a great job of fanning the already burning flames of anticipation amongst OSU fans.
Here's Haisten's full interview on the Sports Animal, courtesy of Royal John.