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RUNNING BACK SPOTLIGHT – Ra’Von Burton – Catasauqua

Written by: on Sunday, August 18th, 2013. Follow David Mika on Twitter.

 

Ra’Von Burton, Catasauquar.burton

Height: 5-10

Weight: 190

40 Yard Dash: 4.4

Class of: 2014

Position(s): RB

Jersey: # 7

Other Sports: Track and field and Basketball

Starting experience: 3-years (Freshman – SS; Sophomore – LB/RB; Junior – RB)

2012 Stats: Burton rushed for 1,615 yards on 191 carries and 17 touchdowns.

2012 Highlights: He rushed for 241 yards on 21 carries and one touchdown against Bangor

Honors: 1st team Colonial League at RB, 1st team Morning Call at Athlete and honorable mention Class AA All-State at RB

 

Coaches Q&A with Tom Falzone: 

Talk about his running game?

“He’s a hard nose runner. He runs hard and is difficult to tackle. He also has break away speed. He’s a track guy. Early in his career he was a finesse runner. Now he wants to run you over more. He is one of the strongest guys on the team. He has worked hard this off-season to get stronger and faster.”

“He is a really grounded kid. He shows up to work.”

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