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2003 Football Roster


Dennis Burke

Class: So.
Position: LB
Height: 6-1
Weight: 227 pounds
Previous School: Sprayberry HS
Hometown: Marietta, GA

2003: Played in 10 games and started seven times ... Was fourth on the team in tackles with 57 to go along with 6.5 tackles for loss, an interception and a fumble recovery ... Registered just one tackle against FAU ... Started at Georgia and had one stop ... Did not play at Clemson and Missouri due to an injury ... Came back against Temple and collected two tackles ... Started at linebacker and turned in eight tackles against NMSU, including 1.5 tackles for loss of three yards ... Had nine tackles, including a personal best three for loss of yards at Idaho ... Finished with five stops and a TFL versus North Texas, while also having the same numbers at Utah State the following week ... Added nine tackles in the win over Troy State to go along with a fumble recovery that he returned 29 yards ... Collected 11 stops against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Had six tackles and an interception against Arkansas State ... He returned his pick 27 yards. 2002: Competed in all 12 games as a true freshman, but saw most of his action on special teams ... Collected nine total tackles, including a season-high four against Louisiana-Monroe ... Added single tackles versus Tennessee, Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Louisiana-Lafayette and Utah State ... Returned a fumble 61 yards for a touchdown against Utah State ... Was voted co-Special Teams Player of the Game against Vanderbilt.

High School: Selected first team all-county at Sprayberry High School after registering 110 tackles and four interceptions as a senior ... Reached "Full Metal Jacket" status (one of only two players on team) in the weight room, which represents the program's highest level of weight training ... Played for coach Johnny Caldwell.

Personal: Parents: Denny and Carolyn Burke ... Born: 12/24/83 ... Major: Undecided.



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