Player Profile: Sam Burt
#94 Sam Burt
Position: Defensive end
Hometown: Abilene, KS
High School: Abilene
2019 (Jr.): Indiana State: Started at defensive end in the season opener … Added four tackles … West Virginia: Returned to the field for the Jayhawks in their season-conference opener, where he totaled two tackles … at TCU: Recorded his first tackle-for-loss (of two yards) against the Horned Frogs … Registered two tackles on the day … Oklahoma: Saw playing time against the Sooners, but did not record any statistics … at Texas: Played in Austin against the nationally ranked Longhorns, but did not record any stats …Texas Tech: Registered two solo tackles against the Red Raiders in the Jayhawks’ Homecoming victory, 37-34 … Kansas State: Tallied two total tackles (one solo, one assisted) for the second-straight game against the in-state rival Wildcats … at Oklahoma State: Contributed one solo tackle to the Jayhawks’ defensive effort in Stillwater ... at Iowa State: Made one solo tackle against the Cyclones in Ames … Baylor: Recorded a solo tackle against the Bears in the Jayhawks’ season finale.
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 civil engineering.