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Lafayette football standout Armonii Burden commits to Hampton University

Lafayette football standout Armonii Burden commits to Hampton University

For months, it appeared Armonii Burden was going to follow in brother Kapri Doucet’s football footsteps. Instead, he’ll be standing shoulder to shoulder with him this fall as part of the Hampton University linebacker corps.

Burden, a Lafayette High senior, said Tuesday that he has committed to a full football scholarship to play for Hampton. Doucet, who played a season for national power Oklahoma, transferred to Hampton and will play his final season of collegiate ball there this fall.

Before playing at Oklahoma, Doucet, a Bruton High graduate, played two seasons at two-year school Lackawanna College in Pennsylvania. Burden, 6-foot-2 and 225 pounds, committed in February to...

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