Mount Union QB Kevin Burke wins Gagliardi Trophy
Mount Union junior quarterback Kevin Burke won the Gagliardi
Trophy on Wednesday night as the top all-around player in NCAA
Burke has led Mount Union (14-0) to a spot in the national
championship game Friday night against Wisconsin-Whitewater in
Salem. He’s 29-0 as the Purple Raiders’ starting quarterback,
including a 15-0 mark last season en route to the school’s record
11th Division III title.
Burke has completed 212 of 337 passes for 3,514 yards and 44
touchdowns this season. He also has run for 1,035 yards and 13
Burke is the record sixth Mount Union player to win the award,
following quarterback Jim Ballard in 1993, quarterback Bill
Borchert in 1997, running back Chuck Moore in 2001, running back
Dan Pugh in 2002 and quarterback Greg Micheli in 2008.