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Morning Cup 'O Mud: WR Burke Commits To Villanova, Pena Signs In Spain

Villanova's 2012 football recruiting class got a boost when Columbia, PA WR Michael Burke committed to Andy Talley and the Villanova Wildcats on Monday. Burke is the 9th commitment of the 2012 recruiting cycle and the first wide receiver in the class.

Michael Burke Commits To Villanova Football | The Nova Blog
The Villanova Wildcats football team picked up a commitment from 2012 WR Michael Burke from Columbia, PA.

Burke has good size, and with 'Nova set to lose a lot of quality at the position this season, he could find himself immediate playing time next year.

In alumni news, Antonio Pena has signed on with UB La Palma in the Canary Islands in Spain's second division.

Antonio Pena Signs With UB La Palma In Spain | The Nova Blog
Former Villanova Wildats forward Antonio Pena has signed a contract in Spain with UB La Palma.

Pena won't count as a foreign player because of his Dominican passport, making him a valuable asset to La Palma.

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