September 21, 2006

Burks settling down

Tony Burks stands 6-foot-4 and weighs in at 220 pounds, so his physical stature will stand out, but as the Bulldogs travel to take on UAB, Burks' skills are starting to show also. After two games, he was nowhere on the Bulldogs stat sheet, because there is not a stat for getting open. When Coach Croom decided to make the change at quarterback, not only did it energize the fans, but it gave Burks a boost also.

Burks is no stranger to big games, in one high school game he had six receptions for some 250 yards and five touchdowns.

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