Mike Burke is in his first year as a graduate assistant coach at Stanford University. Burke, who was a reserve inside linebacker for the Cardinal from 1997-99, is currently working on a Master’s Degree in Sociology with an emphasis on Organizational Studies. He received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford in Political Science in June, 2001.
His duties include working with the Cardinal offense and assisting offensive coordinator Bill Diedrick.
Burke was a heavily recruited prep All-America from Mullen High School in Colorado. After redshirting the ’97 season as a true freshman, Burke played a reserve role in ’98 and ’99 before injuries forced him to retire from football. His final game at Stanford was the 2000 Rose Bowl vs. Wisconsin. Burke earned national honors while at Mullen. He received All-America honors by PrepStar and BlueChip, among others, as well as earning several academic honors. He was a member of the National Honor Society and a finalist for the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award.