The redshirt freshman linebacker has made his presence felt in just two games this season. Burks, a graduate of Pickerington Central High School, has collected a team leading 15 tackles. He earned his first sack on September 9, against Lake Erie College, and his first career interception came against the University of Findlay on August 31.
Brandon is a Business major from Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Brandon is the son of David and Alisha, and has three siblings. Brandon's father, David, played football at the University of Wisconsin from 1985-89.
Brandon is a graduate of Pickerington Central High School, and was a member of Pickerington's honor roll. Burks' most memorable athletic moment is being a member of a 4-time conference championship team.