Xavier Burke
    • Position
    • Height
    • Weight
    • High School/Other
    • Hometown
    • TE
    • 6' 3"
    • 245 lbs.
    • Brunswick
    • Lawrenceville, Va.

    RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 33 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Listed as the No. 20 tight end in the country and the No. 18 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 21 tight end in the country and the No. 20 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 59 tight end in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 10 tight end-Y in the country, the No. 49 player in his region and the No. 15 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

    THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 7/18/2012 … A Semper Fidelis All-America Game selection … Caught a touchdown pass in that game … A first-team 2A all-state selection by VirginiaPreps at defensive end … The defensive player of the year, as named by VirginiaPreps … A first-team All-Conference 37 selection at defensive end … A first-team Tri-Rivers District selection … Helped lead his team to the state title game … Finished the season with 95 tackles, including 18 for loss and 10 sacks, along with 20 quarterback hurries and four pass breakups … Recruited by Bryan Stinespring. 

    PERSONAL: Born Oct. 24, 1995, in Petersburg, VA … Son of Davie and Valerie Burke … Has a younger sister … Contemplated major is sports marketing 

    WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “Virginia Tech felt like home. I had a good connection with the coaches, and every time I went down there, they showed me a lot of love. I really liked Virginia Tech.”

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