James Burgess Signs With The Miami Dolphins

Former Louisville Cardinal linebacker James Burgess Jr. didn’t hear his name called during any of the seven rounds of the 2016 NFL Draft. Burgess was projected by many to be a sixth or seventh round choice. The Miami native didn’t receive an invite to the NFL Draft Combine, but he had a great showing at […]
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May 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisville LB James Burgess Ejected For Targeting On First Play Of Music City Bowl

Of all the ways his career at Louisville could come to an end the one that probably never entered the mind of linebacker James Burgess was getting thrown out of his last game on the first play of the game--but that is exactly what happened. After hitting the Texas A&M receiver with a helmet to helmet hit the call was a no-brainer.To make matters worse he injured his teammate...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft: Music City Bowl Scouting Preview: Louisville vs. Texas A&M

By: Patrick Callaway Louisville James Burgess, ILB #13, 5’11”, 236Burgess is a short and stocky versatile inside linebacker in a 3-4 defense that can stop the run, rush the passer and cover in passing situations. He has great instincts that allow him to quickly diagnose plays and shoot gaps or make breaks on the ball on passes. This All-ACC linebacker will be a Day 3 draft pick...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisville LB James Burgess Makes Sweet One-Handed Interception Off Of Deshaun Watson

Deshaun Watson got off to a pretty good start the first two weeks of the season but faced a much tougher opponent Thursday night in Louisville. The Cardinals did their best to disrupt Watson, and did with a pair of interceptions on the night. One came off a tremendous play by linebacker James Burgess when Watson was trying to go deep.Well done. Well done indeed. One handed interception...
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September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Louisville Linebacker James Burgess Makes Intercepts Clemson’s Deshaun Watson In Spectacular Fashion

James Burgess came to play tonight.  On Clemson’s first offensive drive of the night, the Louisville linebacker showed off his ridiculous athleticism by dropping into coverage and intercepting Tigers’ star quarterback Deshaun Watson.  Here’s the play.  Watson makes a bad throw and #Louisville picks it off! #CLEMvsLOU https://t.co/541iztCTtZ — RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) September...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville LB James Burgess Says The Cardinals’ New Uniforms Are “Way Better” Than Tennessee’s

Louisville’s football program has new uniforms. They came out last week.  Tennessee’s football program will unveil its new Nike uniforms tomorrow. They might have leaked today.  Cardinals’ senior linebacker James Burgess thinks his team’s new threads are “way better” than Tennessee’s.  our new uniforms are way better than Tennessee — Hit stick (@HomesteadLB) June...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Get To Know Cardinal Linebacker James Burgess

The Louisville football program’s video crew will be putting together a “Red Zone series” throughout the summer where they’ll share an interview with a current Cardinal football player. First up in the Red Zone series is senior linebacker James Burgess. During a brief interview with the Sean Moth, the voice of Cardinal Athletics, Burgess talked about a number of things...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: James Burgess Jr. Is A Bad Man

Despite losing a handful of guys to the NFL, Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is expected to have another solid defensive unit in 2015. Grantham returns a ton of talent in the front seven. One of the top returners is senior linebacker James Burgess. The Miami native has been a big time contributor to the Louisville defense since he arrived on campus in 2012. Burgess...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Linebacker James Burgess Will Return For Senior Season

Photo: Pete Cautilli On Thursday morning ESPN ACC blogger Andrea Adelson reported that Louisville junior linebacker James Burgess would return to school for his senior season next year. I wouldn’t consider this surprising news, however it is certainly good news. Burgess had a limited role in his true freshman season, but he got the starting nod during the 2012 season opener for...
Via The Cardinal Connect
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Family Of Louisville’s James Burgess Wearing Shirts Depicting Him Tackling Miami Player During Bowl Game

The families of football players will often get custom gear made to signify who they are supporting. Louisville linebacker James Burgess’ family is wearing custom shirts, and they are quite impressive. The shirts feature Burgess making a big tackle on Miami’s Dallas Crawford in last season’s Russell Athletic Bowl, a 36-9 Cardinals win. @Dkay81 – here is a photo of the back...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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