2018 Football Roster

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Stanford, CA - July 18, 2018: The 2018-2019 Stanford Cardinal Football Portraits

73 Jesse Burkett

  • Position
    Center
  • Class
    Fifth Year
  • Height
    6-4
  • Weight
    300
  • Hometown
    St. Augustine, Fla.
  • High School
    Bartram Trail
  • Major
    Japanese

Biography

As a Fifth Year (2018)
• Played in 11 games and started 11
• CoSIDA Academic All-District
• Pac-12 All-Academic second team
• William V. Campbell Trophy semifinalist
• Rimington Trophy watch list
• Outland Trophy watch list
• SI.com preseason All-America second team

As a Senior (2017)
• All-Pac-12 honorable mention
• Pac-12 All-Academic second team
• CoSIDA Academic All-District
• Rimington Trophy watch list
• 14 games played
• Led Stanford to 656 total yards vs. Rice, seventh-most in school history
• Led Stanford to 405 rushing yards vs. UCLA, fourth-most in school history 
• Bryce Love set single-game school rushing record (301 yards) in his start vs. Arizona State

As a Junior (2016)
• CoSIDA Academic All-District
• Pac-12 All-Academic second team
• AP All-Bowl team (honorable mention)
• 13 games played and started at center
• Led Stanford to 302 rushing yards vs. USC
• Led Stanford to 365 rushing yards vs. Oregon State, eighth-most in school history
• Led Stanford to 282 rushing yards (6.7 yards/carry) at Oregon
• Led Stanford to 357 rushing yards at Cal, ninth-most in school history
• Led Stanford to 373 rushing yards vs. Rice, sixth-most in school history 

As a Sophomore (2015) • Game-by-Game Statistics 
• Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention
• Five games played

As a Freshman (2014)
• Did not see action

The Burkett File
• Played at Bartram Trail (Fla.) under head coach Darrell Sutherland
• Four-star recruit by ESPN
     • Nation’s 24th-best offensive tackle, 74th-best prospect in Florida
• Three-star recruit by Rivals
• Three-star recruit by Scout
     • Nation’s 48th-best offensive guard
• 37 career starts
• 2013 6A all-state second team
• 2013 Florida Times-Union Super 24
• 2013 All-First Coast first team
• 203 Florida Times-Union Super 75
• 2013 FHSF 6A All-State Elite Team
• 2013 all-county first team
• 2012 All-First Coast third team
• 2012 all-county second team
• Invited to Florida's North-South All-Star Game
• Invited to NUC All-South All-Star Game
• Lettered in track and field at shot put
• Lettered in basketball
• AP Scholar with Distinction
• 2013 AP Scholar Award
• 2012 AP Scholar Award
• Full name is Jesse Paul Burkett
• Born in Jacksonville, Fla.
• Son of Bill and Carol Hardy Burkett
• Father played football at Brown (1980-81)
     • Great uncle, Mike Byelene, played football at Purdue (1937-40) and drafted by Green Bay Packers
     • Prepped at Massillon (Ohio) and played under head coach Paul Brown
     • Namesake of Brown’s eldest son
• Majoring in Japanese
• Winner of Stanford's Kung-Yi Kao Prize for Outstanding Progress in the Study of Chinese, Japanese, or Korean Language
     • Awarded to graduates in third or fourth year of Asian language study

Statistics

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