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Josh Burris
19   Josh Burris

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Garland, Texas

High School:
South Garland HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
2L


Tulsa -- A two-year letterwinner . . . has played in 26 career games and has three career starts . . . has tallied 33 career tackles . . . has started one game in each of his three seasons . . . 2008 -- Played in 13 games . . . did not play in the Central Arkansas contest . . . had 13 tackles, six of which came in a starting role against North Texas . . . 2007 -- Played in four games . . . totaled 14 tackles . . . had his second career start vs. Army, as he started at free safety . . . had 10 tackles against Army, including seven solos . . . 2006 -- Sat out the season due to red-shirt status . . . 2005 -- Played in nine games, and had six tackles . . . started one contest . . . had his first career start vs. North Texas . . . had two tackles and an interception in that game . . . Overall -- Has a good understanding of the defensive scheme . . . an intelligent player . . . uses his knowledge and understanding of the defense to be in position to make plays.

High School -- Was a two-year letterwinner and two-year starter at free safety at South Garland High School . . . was ranked 51st among the top-100 by the Dallas Morning News . . . led his team in tackles as a senior with 98 stops . . . returned two interceptions for touchdowns as well as a 45-yard fumble recovery as a senior . . . earned second-team all-district merits his senior season . . . tallied 122 tackles and six interceptions his junior campaign . . . high school coach was Mickey Moss.

Personal -- Favorite professional sports team is the Boston Celtics . . . lists the Dallas Cowboys as his favorite NFL team . . . his favorite NFL player is Bob Sanders . . . favorite book is Where the Red Fern Grows . . . if he were forced to give up all but one of his possessions, he would keep his Bible . . . his favorite TV show is "Martin" . . . Friday Night Lights is his favorite sports movie . . . the person he would most like to hang out with for a day is Kim Kardashian . . . the Game Show he would most like to appear on is "Deal or No Deal" . . . majoring in management . . . his mother is Michelle Ford.

Burris' Career Statistics
Defense	        G	UT	AT	Tot	Loss	Sack	FR	FF	PBU	INT
2005 (Fr)	9	2	4	6	0.5/1	0/0       0	0	1	1
2006	        Red-shirt
2007 (So)	4	11	3	14	0/0	0/0	0	0	0	0
2008 (Jr)	13	6	7	13	0/0	0/0	0	0	0	0
Totals		26	19	14	33	0.5/-1	0/0	0	0	1	1