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Blake Burgess
Blake Burgess

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vestavia Hills, Ala.

High School:
Vestavia Hills

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 249

Position:
FB

Major:
Theatre

2012: Backup tight end/fullback who is a converted offensive interior lineman ... 10-yard reception from Jonathan Wallace vs. New Mexico State

2011: Played in all 13 games, primarily on special teams ... saw time both at offensive guard and on special teams in the opener against Utah State ... played an expanded role in Auburn's win over FAU as he saw extended time on the offensive line in an eligible number ... saw snaps on special teams for eight straight games from South Carolina to Alabama

2010: SEC Academic Honor Roll ... played in every game for the National Champions, primarily on special teams

2009: Redshirted for the Outback Bowl champions

HIGH SCHOOL: High School Coach: Buddy Anderson ... was an all-state center as a senior in 2008 ... received the "I Like to Practice Award"

PERSONAL: Birthday is March 8 ... son of Sheila Snoddy and Rick Burgess ... father Rick is co-host of syndicated radio show Rick & Bubba ... grandfather Bill Burgess played at Auburn, lettering at fullback in 1962, and later was the head coach for 12 seasons at Jacksonville State ... Major: Theatre