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Justin Burke
Justin Burke


Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Lexington Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 229


2009 Season
Transfer from NC State... appeared in four games, making three starts... threw for 654 yards and three touchdowns... tossed five interceptions... completed 50.5 percent of his throws... came off the bench for limited action at Cincinnati before leaving with an injury... was 15-of-33 for 181 yards passing and one touchdown at Utah... threw for a career best 245 yards on 15-of-28 passing with two touchdowns in the loss at Kentucky, including a 66-yard touchdown pass to Trent Guy... finished 17-of-31 with 223 yards passing in first ever start against Indiana State in Cards' season-opener.

2008 Season
Transferred from NC State... sat out to due NCAA transfer rules. 2007 Season Saw limited action at quarterback at NC State... got into the Wofford, Clemson and Florida State contests... completed 2-3 passes for 15 yards and threw an interception against the Tigers... he connected on 17 of his 24 pass attempts for 191 yards and two touchdowns in Red-White game.

2006 Season
Redshirted the season... had a solid performance in spring workouts and battled for the starter's job in fall camp... named to the 2006-07 ACC Academic Honor Roll ... completed 56 of his passes in three spring scrimmages.

Lexington Catholic High School
Named the Gatorade Player of the Year in Kentucky and was a finalist for the Gatorade National Football Player of the Year ... No. 3 player in the state and No. 12 quarterback nationally by SuperPrep ... first team All-State as a senior and Honorable Mention as a sophomore and junior ... led Lexington Catholic and coach Bob Sphire to a 14-1 record and the 3-A state championship ... threw for a state record 62 touchdowns as a senior to only six interceptions while passing for 3,789 yards ... rushed for 471 yards and seven touchdowns ... had a streak of 37 straight games with at least one touchdown pass ... ran for seven more scores and 419 yards as a junior ... has a career touchdown-to-interception ratio of 7.1-to-1 after throwing 120 touchdowns to 17 picks ... held a career record as a starter of 34-5 ... completed 538-of-879 (.612) passes for 8,770 yards in his career.

Son of Jennifer and Greg Burke... born 11/12/87... working on his master's in business... transferred from North Carolina State.

Career Statistics
Year	GP	Att	Comp	Int	Pct	Yds	TD
2009	4-3	97	49	5	50.5	654	3
Totals	4-3	97	49	5	50.5	654	3

2009 Game-By-Game Statistics Opponent Att Comp Int Pct Yds TD Indiana State 31 17 2 54.8 223 0 Kentucky 28 15 1 53.5 245 2 Utah 33 15 1 45.5 181 1 Cincinnati 5 2 1 40.0 5 0 South Florida 0 0 0 0.0 0 0

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