A member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for spring semester ... Looks to hold down the right tackle spot after starting at left tackle last season ... 2008: (Jr.): Played in 12 games, starting in eight ... Started the final seven games at left tackle ... Missed one game, the Marshall contest, due to injury ... Junior College: A second team allconference selection on the offensive line at Dodge City CC in Kansas for coach Bob Majeski ... Made the transition from the defensive to offensive line ... Named honorable mention All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College on the defensive line after tallying 54 tackles (23 solos), 6.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble as a freshman ... A three-star prospect by Rivals.com ... Played a season of basketball at Pratt Community College ... Prep: Was an allarea selection at Kinsley High School in football and also was a member of the school's basketball team ... Tallied 88 tackles, 43 tackles for loss and 27 sacks en route to being named honorable mention all-state ... Named All-CPL first team three times ... Named All-Area and first team 2A All-State for a season and All-CPL four seasons as a basketball player ... Personal: Son of Tim and Patti Burkhart ... Majoring in sport coaching administration ... Born Sept. 18, 1986.