Originally posted on Louisville Card Game  |  Last updated 9/16/13
UofLCardGame photo (click on photo to enlarge) Linebacker James Burgess showed up for Monday’s press conference wearing a T-shirt from his high school years with the Homestead Broncos in Miami. On back of the shirt is an outline of four fingers with the words:  Broncos, Dictate, Intimidate and Dominate. Not surprising, given the genuflection for football in south Florida. He was a  captain and was selected to the Marine All-American Game in his senior year despite missing most of the season with a broken hand.  The six-foot, 210-pound sophomore is known for his toughness, speed and efficiency on defense. Burgess is currently tied with senior Preston Brown in tackles with 13 solo takedowns while being credited with nine assists, including four tackles, three assists and a pass deflection in Louisville 27-13 win over Kentucky. His name gets mentioned a lot when the other team has the ball. “I’m blessed with the talent that God gave me and I just here to work every day,” he said. “I ju...
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