26 - David Burke
David Burke
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Lakota West
Position: DB

2013 Stats

2013:  Starting safety in all 13 games...leads the team in solo tackles and total tackles...had a career-high nine tackles against Dartmouth...picked off passes against Franklin and Stetson...

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 season-high six tackles at Valparaiso and at Drake...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll...

2011:  Played in all 11 games...shared the team lead with four pass breakups...had one forced fumble...recorded a season-best three tackles against Davidson and Valparaiso...had two pass breakups against Taylor...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll...

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.