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Mike Burton Joins the Chicago Bears

Posted on Jun 7, 2017 | 0 comments

Fullbacks continue to disappear from the NFL landscape as teams rely more heavily on multi-receiver spread offenses. But Michael Burton is proof that the position is not extinct yet. Claimed by the Bears off waivers from the Lions last Wednesday, the 6-foot, 247-pounder is a throwback to the battering-ram lead blockers who were once prevalent in the league. Burton is a traditional fullback who can flatten a linebacker in the hole and catch passes out of the backfield. He said Monday that he intends to “bring that kind of old-school tough mentality in the run game and do the dirty work...

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Quentin Gause Shines at Rutgers Pro Day

Posted on Mar 10, 2016 | 0 comments

Former Rutgers Team Captain, Quentin Gause completed his college football career in style, finishing 2015 with a career best 96 total tackles which ranked second on the team. His 60 solo tackles were the sixth-highest total in the conference. He also led Rutgers with 12 tackles for loss. On two occasions, Gause recorded a career-high 15 tackles against Ohio State (Oct. 24) and at Wisconsin (Oct. 31). Among the many accolades he earned off the field, he was named All-Big Ten honorable mention selection by the media and was selected to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Despite those credentials,...

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Devin McCourty Tackles Sickle Cell in Boston

Posted on Sep 10, 2015 | 0 comments

New England Patriots All-Pro safety, Devin McCourty, is hosting a “Casino Night” on Monday, November 9, 2015 as part of his Tackle Sickle Cell campaign. This fundraiser takes place from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (VIP Red Carpet at 6:30pm) at Royale, located at 279 Tremont Street in Boston and benefits two Boston area nonprofits, Boston Children’s Hospital and Next Step. In 2013, Devin McCourty and his twin brother Jason, who plays for the Tennessee Titans, partnered with New Jersey based non-profit, Embrace Kids Foundation to launch their Tackle Sickle Cell campaign. Since then, they’ve hosted...

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Mike Burton Interviewed on SNY

Posted on Apr 16, 2015 | 0 comments

Rutgers fullback and NFL Draft Prospect Mike Burton was a guest this week on SNY’s GEICO SportsNite with host Chris Carlin. Burton was joined by fellow Rutgers team captain, quarterback Gary Nova. The duo answered questions surrounding the upcoming NFL Draft including what their draft prep training has been like and how Rutgers has helped them prepare. Your browser does not support iframes. For more information or inquiries regarding Mike Burton, please contact Pat Capra at...

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Rebuilding Together & Lowes Complete Kickoff to Rebuild Project – #365GoodSports

Posted on Mar 7, 2015 | 0 comments

January 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit that helps improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners, will team up with Lowe’s to provide critical home repairs and help revitalize Phoenix’s Fillmore neighborhood for the 20th annual Kickoff to Rebuild, a Super Bowl XLIX-sanctioned event. The rebuild event Jan. 29-30 will be held in collaboration with Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun and Carter’s Kids Foundation. In celebration of the 20th Kickoff to Rebuild project, hundreds of volunteers worked during the fall of 2014 to provide critical home...

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Mike Burton

Posted on Jan 5, 2015 | 0 comments

Mike Burton, one of the best fullback’s in the country, finished his college career at Rutgers with another stellar performance in the Quicklane Bowl vs North Carolina, helping Rutgers rush for over 300 yards. He had numerous key blocks throughout the game allowing two separate runner’s to gain over 100 yards each. Burton, a team captain for the Scarlet Knights in 2014, emerged as a versatile player during his career at Rutgers. Leading the way blocking on the ground, he helped RU to 2,114 rushing yards during the season, the most for the program since 2007. The attack featured four games...

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