With his Alpharetta (Ga.) team stumbling out of the gate to a 1-3 start, four-star wide receiver and Vanderbilt Carlos Burse has put recruiting on the back burner in an effort to help turn his team's season around.
"I've been so busy with my team I haven't taken any visits," said Burse, who was rumored to be taking an unofficial visit to Georgia last weekend. "We'll see how that goes after the season."
Burse said he remains locked in with the Commodores, and isn't worried about the team's 1-3 start to the season.
"Everything is still going well between me and Vanderbilt," Burse said.
He added that he sees a lot of similarities between the struggles of his current team, and the struggles of his future team.
"I feel like they're just like us right now," Burse said. "We're having similar performance issues, but at the same time it's not anything that both of us can't fix and get our seasons turned around."
Burse is part of what is shaping up to be one of, if not the best recruiting classes in Vanderbilt history and said that even if the Commodores struggle this year, help is definitely on the way.
"I feel like our class can come in a do a lot of work," Burse said. "I feel like our class will be a special class like no one has ever seen go to a school like Vanderbilt."
Even though his team has struggled, Burse has had a good season statistically. Last week he had six receptions for 130 yards and is averaging more than 90 yards a game receiving. He said he feels like he can do even more.
"I want more out of myself," Burse said. "As a receiver you always want the ball but we have a lot of weapons on our team … I also told me coach I'm open to playing defense if that's where they need me, too. I'm open to anything to help the team."