23 Jacob Burke
23 - Jacob Burke
Height: 6-1
Weight: 210
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Johnstown, Ohio
High School: Northridge
Position: FB/P
Major: Nursing
gp 10
yds 1065
yds/g 106.5
td 16

2016: Earned All-PAC and All-UAA Second Team honors as a running back during his junior season… Started eight games and played in all 10 during the year, and was the team’s featured back, carrying the ball172 times… Became the fourth player in school history with over 1,000 rushing yards in a season, finishing the campaign with 1,065 yards… His 16 rushing touchdowns were the second-most in a single season in school history, while his 6.19 yards per carry is the best mark ever by a Spartan player…Finished the season ranked 14th in Division III in scoring (10.2 points per game), 18th in rushing touchdowns, 21st in total touchdowns (17), 25th in total points scored (102), 37th in rushing yards per game (106.5), and 40th in rushing yards… Added four receptions for 83 yards and a touchdown during the year… Rushed for a touchdown in eight of the team’s ten games… Had four games of over 100 yards rushing, including a career-best 193 yard effort against Bethany on October 8th, the 12th-most rushing yards in a single game in school history… Ran for 163 yards and matched a school record with four rushing touchdowns against Waynesburg on September 24th, earning UAA Offensive Player of the Week honors… Rushed for 164 yards and three touchdowns, and caught a TD pass against Washington on October 29th… Had a career-long 61-yard run and rushed for 183 total yards during the team’s win over Saint Vincent on October 1st… Was also the team’s primary punter during the year, averaging 39.7 yards on his 26 punts, including four punts of over 50 yards and eight punts inside the team’s 20-yard line.

2015: Selected to the All-UAA Second Team and an honorable mention to the All-PAC team as a punter… named to the D3football.com Team of the Week and the UAA Special Teams Athlete of the Week after punting seven times for an average of 43.6 yards, including a career-long 71-yard punt… saw action in nine of the team’s 10 games during the season… punted 31 times for an average of 40.4 yards, landing four inside the 20-yard line… had seven punts of 50 yards or longer… also rushed nine times for 58 yards during the season, including an 11-yard scoring run against St. Vincent on September 19th.  

2014: Named to the All-UAA Second Team…appeared in seven games during the campaign…punted 13 times during the year for 500 yards, averaging 38.5 yard per punt…had two punts of over 50 yards, including a season-long 57 yarder against Thomas More on November 8…recorded six punts inside the 20 yard line and forced three fair catches…added 34 rushing yards on seven attempts during the year, including a season-long 11-yard run against Carnegie Mellon on September 6…notched a 21-yard reception against Thomas More.

Personal: Earned four varsity letters in football as well as three in wrestling at Northridge High School…four-year starter and two-year captain on the gridiron…All-Central Ohio Honorable Mention…also second-team All-Licking County League and second-team All-Metro…district qualifier in wrestling for state final four team…Northridge dean’s list student…class historian…son of Eric and Gen Potts as well as William and Jessica Burke.

Recent Games
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 172 146
Yards 1065 901
Yards per game 106.5 112.6
Yards per rush 6.2 6.2
Touchdowns 16 13
Fumbles 2 2
Fumbles lost 1 1
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 9 71 7.9 36 2 - -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 20 163 8.2 49 4 - -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 27 183 6.8 61 1 - -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 22 193 8.8 51 2 1 1
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 15 76 5.1 14 2 - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 20 49 2.5 15 1 - -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 26 164 6.3 43 3 - -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 17 78 4.6 14 1 - -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 16 88 5.5 14 0 1 0
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 1 52 52.0 52 0 - -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 1 9 9.0 9 0 - -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - - - - 1 1
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 1 6 6.0 6 1 - -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 1 16 16.0 16 0 1 0
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - - - - 0
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 - - - - - 0
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - - - - 0
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 4 167 41.8 52 0 0 1 0
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 2 88 44.0 51 1 0 0 0
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 6 257 42.8 53 2 1 0 0
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 2 73 36.5 37 1 0 0 0
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 3 102 34.0 43 1 1 0 0
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 3 119 39.7 51 1 0 0 0
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 2 67 33.5 37 0 0 0 0
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 2 75 37.5 38 1 0 0 0
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 2 84 42.0 47 1 1 0 0
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 1 - 52 - - 52
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 1 71 9 - - 80
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 1 163 - - - 163
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 1 183 - - - 183
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 1 193 - - - 193
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 1 76 - - - 76
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 1 49 - - - 49
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 1 164 6 - - 170
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 1 78 - - - 78
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 1 88 16 - - 104
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 12 2 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 24 4 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 12 2 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 12 2 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 24 3 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 3 Chicago W, 45-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Grove City W, 55-0 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Waynesburg W, 35-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 St. Vincent W, 53-28 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Bethany (W.V.) W, 37-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Thiel W, 48-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Geneva W, 16-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Washington (Mo.) W, 56-38 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Westminster (Pa.) W, 26-22 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carnegie Mellon L, 26-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 38 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 7 7 34 4.9 4.9 0 11 - -
2015-16 9 9 58 6.4 6.4 1 22 - -
2016-17 10 172 1065 106.5 6.2 16 61 2 1
2017-18 12 225 1110 92.5 4.9 17 28 3 2
Total 38 413 2267 59.7 5.5 34 61 5 3
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 7 2 0.3 25 3.6 12.5 0 21
2015-16 9 1 0.1 6 0.7 6.0 0 6
2016-17 10 4 0.4 83 8.3 20.8 1 52
2017-18 12 5 0.4 56 4.7 11.2 1 20
Total 38 12 0.3 170 4.5 14.2 2 52
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 7 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - 0
Total 38 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 7 13 500 38.5 57 6 3 1 0
2015-16 9 31 1252 40.4 71 4 2 6 0
2016-17 10 26 1032 39.7 53 8 3 1 0
2017-18 12 4 108 27.0 40 0 0 0 1
Total 38 74 2892 39.1 71 18 8 8 1
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 1 8 8.0 0 8 - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 1 8 8.0 0 8 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 7 34 25 - - 59 8.4
2015-16 9 58 6 - 8 72 8.0
2016-17 10 1065 83 - - 1148 114.8
2017-18 12 1110 56 - - 1166 97.2
Total 38 2267 170 - 8 2445 64.3
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 6 0.7 1 0 0 - - - - - - 0
2016-17 102 10.2 16 1 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 108 9.0 17 1 - - - - - - - 0
Total 216 5.7 34 2 0 - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 9 2 0 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 38 3 0 3.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 172 1065 106.5 6.2 16 61 2 1
Conference 8 146 901 112.6 6.2 13 61 2 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 78 396 79.2 5.1 4 61 1 0
Away 5 94 669 133.8 7.1 12 51 1 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 156 977 108.6 6.3 16 61 1 1
Losses 1 16 88 88.0 5.5 0 14 1 0
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September 3 29 234 78.0 8.1 6 49 - -
October 5 110 665 133.0 6.0 9 61 1 1
November 2 33 166 83.0 5.0 1 14 1 0
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 4 0.4 83 8.3 20.8 1 52
Conference 8 2 0.3 25 3.1 12.5 0 16
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 2 0.4 68 13.6 34.0 0 52
Away 5 2 0.4 15 3.0 7.5 1 9
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 3 0.3 67 7.4 22.3 1 52
Losses 1 1 1.0 16 16.0 16.0 0 16
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September 3 2 0.7 61 20.3 30.5 0 52
October 5 1 0.2 6 1.2 6.0 1 6
November 2 1 0.5 16 8.0 16.0 0 16
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 1 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 5 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 26 1032 39.7 53 8 3 1 0
Conference 8 20 798 39.9 53 8 3 0 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 11 443 40.3 52 3 1 1 0
Away 5 15 589 39.3 53 5 2 0 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 24 948 39.5 53 7 2 1 0
Losses 1 2 84 42.0 47 1 1 0 0
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September 3 12 512 42.7 53 3 1 1 0
October 5 10 361 36.1 51 3 1 0 0
November 2 4 159 39.8 47 2 1 0 0
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 1065 83 - - 1148 114.8
Conference 8 901 25 - - 926 115.8
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 396 68 - - 464 92.8
Away 5 669 15 - - 684 136.8
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 9 977 67 - - 1044 116.0
Losses 1 88 16 - - 104 104.0
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September 3 234 61 - - 295 98.3
October 5 665 6 - - 671 134.2
November 2 166 16 - - 182 91.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 102 10.2 16 1 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 78 9.8 13 0 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 24 4.8 4 0 - - - - - - - 0
Away 78 15.6 12 1 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 102 11.3 16 1 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0
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September 36 12.0 6 0 - - - - - - - 0
October 60 12.0 9 1 - - - - - - - 0
November 6 3.0 1 0 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 1 0 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 9 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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September 3 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -