26 - David Burke
David Burke
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Year: RS Sophomore
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Lakota West
Position: DB

2012:  Named Butler’s Special Teams MVP...played in nine games...tied for the team lead in pass interceptions (2)...had a 59-yard interception return at Davidson...had a career-high six tackles at Valparaiso and at Drake...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2011:  PFL Academic Honor Roll...played in all 11 games...recorded 17 tackles, including two-and-a-half tackles for loss...shared the team lead with four pass breakups...had one forced fumble...had a career-best three tackles against Davidson and Valparaiso...recorded two pass breakups against Taylor.

2010:  Did not see varsity action in first season with the Bulldogs...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

Personal:  Marketing major...born 8/5/91...son of Jeff and Mary Jo Burke.

High School:  Two-year varsity starter at Lakota West High School...named Most Improved Varsity Defensive Player as a senior...second team All-Conference performer...helped high school squad to its first conference championship and a school-record nine wins in 2009...All-Academic Award winner...High School Coach:   Larry Cox.