Auburn track and field to open 2017 indoor season in Nashville
06-08-16 - NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
04-16-16 Texas Invitational
04-09-16 Tiger Track Classic Day 2 Anthony Hall
2016 Outdoor Second Team All-American (4X100m Relay)
Competed in the 2016 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships in the 200m and posted a time of 21.65 ... Earned USTFCCCA Second Team All-American honors in the 4x100m relay with Welington Zaza, Kahlil Henderson and Randall Ceneus with a time of 39.48 at the NCAA Outdoor Championship ... Posted personal bests in the 100m (10.63) and 200m (21.37) at the 2016 Texas Invitational ... Finished ninth in the 100m at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 10.72 ... Competed in three events in the 100m and 200m ... 2015-16 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll ... 2015-16 Academic Top Tiger.
Finished with a personal best 6.90 in the 60m and the SEC Indoor Championships ... Posted a personal best in the 200m with a time of 21.44 at the Tyson Invitational ... Recorded a first place finish in the 200m at the Husker Invitational with a time of 21.84 ... Competed in the 60m and 200m.
Prior to Auburn:
Attended James Clemens High School in Huntsville, AL ... 60 Meter Dash State Champion ... Won the 100m State Championship ... Relay team won the 4x100 meter relay state championship ... Holds 7A Alabama state records in 60m (6.87) and 100m (10.65) ... Posted ninth fastest time in the 60 meter at New Balance Nationals ... Was voted the Tennessee Valley Track Athlete of the Year.
Born May 6, 1997 ... Son of Steven and Christina Burks ... Has four siblings, Elijah, Christian, Ricky and Liesel ... Grandfather played football at West Virginia ... Uncle played football at Vanderbilt ... Plans on majoring in Aerospace Engineering.
|BURKS' PERSONAL BESTS|
|60m Indoor||6.90||2016 SEC Indoor Championships|
|100m Outdoor||10.63||2016 Texas Invitational|
|200m Indoor||21.44||2016 Tyson Invitational|
|200m Outdoor||21.37||2016 Texas Invitational|