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Jabe Burgess
5   Jabe Burgess

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Greenwood, Ark.

High School:
Greenwood

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
Quarterback

Experience:
HS


Tulsa - Enrolled at Tulsa at mid-semester . . . participated in spring drills . . . came out of spring practice second on the depth chart . . . completed 5-of-8 passes for 64 yards and two touchdowns in the spring game . . . benefitted from enrolling early . . . has great instincts and a very accurate passer . . . will continue get grasp the offense and how to attack defenses . . . by the end of spring was pushing Dane Evans.

High School - Was a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Greenwood High School . . . led Greenwood to a two-year mark of 26-1 . . . completed 72-percent of his passes for 5,210 yards and 56 touchdowns in his two seasons as the starter . . . set the state record for career completion percentage . . . named the Class 7A-6A Conference Offensive Player of the Year, while earning all-state and all-conference accolades . . . completed 152-of-223 passes for 2,082 yards and 20 touchdowns with only six interceptions as a senior . . . had a three-star rating and was ranked as the 22nd top pro-style quarterback in the nation according to Rivals.com . . . was a preseason first-team selection to the 2013 ArkansasVarsity.com all-senior team and was the fourth-rated prospect in the state of Arkansas by Rivals.com . . . earned a three-star rating by 247Sports . . . was ranked 10th among the top-21 players in the state of Arkansas by 247Sports Ratings . . . completed 74-percent of his passes, completing 219-of-296 throws for 3,128 yards and 36 touchdowns with only five interceptions, while leading his team to a state championship and a perfect 15-0 record as a junior . . . also earned all-state and all-conference recognition as a junior . . . also lettered two-years in baseball high school coach was Rick Jones.

Personal - Favorite NFL team is the Tennessee Titans . . . enjoys fishing, camping, singing and playing the guitar . . . favorite movie is Limitless, while his favorite sports movie is Invincible . . . his favorite TV show is "The Voice" . . . favorite professional athlete is Derek Jeter . . . his favorite musical band is Kings of Leon . . . an old school song he has on his iPod is "Dancing in the Dark" by Bruce Springsteen . . . favorite meal his mom cooks is parmesan chicken . . . if he could be a professional athlete in any other sport than football, it would be baseball . . . Brett Favre is the most famous person that he's ever met . . . his cousin Tyler Wilson was a quarterback at the University of Arkansas and plays with the Tennessee Titans . . . parents are Dane and Tara Burgess . . . arts & sciences major . . . born September 17, 1995.