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Arkansas to honor Brandon Burlsworth

Updated: August 19, 2010, 6:08 PM ET
Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Former Arkansas offensive lineman Brandon Burlsworth will be honored with a new national award handed out to a college football player who started his career as a walk-on.

The new Burlsworth Trophy will be officially introduced Monday at a news conference at Arkansas' home stadium.

Burlsworth began his career with the Razorbacks as a walk-on but eventually earned a scholarship and became an AP second-team All-American. Burlsworth died in a car wreck in 1999, ...

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