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Sam Burt

Position Defensive Tackle
Height 6'4''
Weight 293 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Abilene, Kan.
High School Abilene HS
bio

Career Honors: 2019: Perfect 4.0 GPA (spring); Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring). 2018: Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team;  Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring). 2017: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall).

2019 (Jr.): Oklahoma: Saw playing time against the Sooners, but did not record any statistics … at TCU: Recorded his first tackle-for-loss (of two yards) against the Horned Frogs … Registered two tackles on the day … West Virginia: Returned to the field for the Jayhawks in their season-conference opener, where he totaled two tackles … Indiana State: Started at defensive end in the season opener … Added four tackles.

2018 (So.):
Played 12 games on special teams … Saw action on the defensive line in five games.

2017 (Fr.): Played in all 12 games on special teams … Did not record any statistics.

High School: Recorded varsity letters all four of his high school football seasons at Abilene (Kan.) High School … Was a three-year starter for head coach Steve Simpson … Helped the Cowboys to three-consecutive North Central Kansas League (NCKL) championships and a regional title in 2015 … Turned in 65 tackles, seven sacks and four pass breakups his senior season … Earned Kansas class 4A All-State honors as a defensive end in 2015 and an offensive lineman in 2016 … Named All-NCKL on both sides of the ball as a defensive end and offensive lineman in 2016 … As a junior, totaled 73 tackles, four sacks and a pass breakup … Also lettered in powerlifting, track and wrestling … Member of the honor roll, National Honor Society and German Honor Society … Also earned four letters in band and jazz band.

Personal: Son of Timothy and Sharon Burt … Has two siblings, Molly and Emily … Majoring in environmental science.