Senior wide receiver Aaron Burks spoke with the media about what he has been working on and his expectations for the upcoming season.
Boise State football vs. Wyoming, November 16, 2013
BOISE STATE CAREER
RS SENIOR (2013): Played in 11 games during his final collegiate campaign, including three starts...started against Nevada (Oct. 19), on Senior Day against New Mexico (Nov. 30) and against Oregon State in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl (Dec. 24)...missed two games with an injury...caught a career-high 18 passes for 309 yards and a career-high three touchdowns...17.2 yards per reception led all Broncos with double-digit receptions...reception total ranked sixth on the team...season-high 69 yards and a touchdown on three receptions against UT Martin (Sept. 7)...also had a season-long 54-yard catch against the Skyhawks...season-high four receptions went for 45 yards and a score against Utah State (Oct. 12)...also had a 42-yard touchdown catch against Colorado State (Nov. 2)...served as a Game Captain against Colorado State (Nov. 2).
RS JUNIOR (2012): Played in each of the Broncos' 13 games, including two starts...first-career start came against New Mexico (Sept. 29)...set career highs in both catches (17) and yards (319) in 2012...also caught his first-career touchdown against Hawai'i, a 46-yarder, Nov. 10...his five catches for 107 against the Warriors also marked career bests...career-long 53-yard receptions against Miami (Ohio), Sept. 15.
RS SOPHOMORE (2011): Appeared in each of the Broncos' 13 games...matched his reception total from his freshman season, catching six passes for 57 yards...caught a career-high three passes against New Mexico (Dec. 3) for 29 yards...also caught a pass in consecutive games against Fresno State (Oct. 7), Colorado State (Oct. 15) and Air Force (Oct. 22).
RS FRESHMAN (2010): Reserve wide receiver made 10 appearances in his debut season with the Broncos...made his first-career catch against Wyoming (Sept. 18), a season-long 16-yard reception...had six catches on the season for 58 yards, including season highs in both catches (two) and yards (20) against San Jose State (Oct. 16).
FRESHMAN (2009): Redshirt season...graduated from high school early and joined the Broncos in January 2009.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Lettered twice in football...named first-team all-conference as a senior and honorable mention all-conference his junior season...caught 32 passes as a senior, tallying 535 receiving yards and four touchdowns...as a junior, caught seven passes for 79 yards and one score...high school coach was Terry Cron.
MAJOR - Communication
BOISE STATE VARSITY LETTERS EARNED - Four