North Bay Haven lineman signs football offer Thursday

Ben Burnham, Jr. signs scholarship offer Thursday
Ben Burnham, Jr. signs scholarship offer Thursday(WJHG)
Published: Jun. 4, 2020 at 8:57 PM CDT
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Thursday was a big day for North Bay Haven football player Ben Burnham, Junior.

Ben signing a scolarship offer with West Virginia Weslayan College, a Division II program in Buckhannon, about an hour south of Morgantown. Ben a 282 pound offensive lineman who, his coach says received 35 offers despite some obstacles.

"I'm very excited to go up there, to West Virginia to get the chance to bond with more team members." Ben said shortly after signing. "To make my brothers that throughout life we can all look back upon the college years and talk about all the games we won and all the championships we won. Yeah I think it's awesome."

"Anytime a kid gets to go to college and continue his dream it's unbelievable." Buc's coach Andy Siegal said. "And for Ben to do that, especially with what he's had to overcome with injuries and the Hurricane and what not, he's literally played varsity football just seven games and put together enough film for that is awesome"

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