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93 John Burdick

Career Statistics entering 2017: 17 games played, 4-for-12 on field goals, 19-for-22 on extra points, 31 points, 36 kickoffs for 57.0 yard average.

2017 (Senior): Booted a career-long 46-yard field goal as time expired to lift Bucknell to a 34-31 victory over Sacred Heart on Sept. 23 ... Also went 2-for-2 on his field-goal attempts and 4-for-4 on his point-after bids ... Named the Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week (Sept. 25) following that game. 

2016 (Junior): Appeared in nine games as a kicker ... handled kickoff duties in all nine of those games, averaging 57.0 yards on 36 kicks ... was 11-for-12 on extra points ... 0-for-2 on field goals ... seventh on team in scoring (11 points).

2015 (Sophomore): Saw action in seven games as team’s starting placekicker ... also made appearance in November game vs. Fordham to attempt an on-side kick ... made 4 of 10 field goals and 8 of 10 extra points ... made first eight extra points ... longest made field goal was 38 yards vs. Georgetown ... 50-yard FG attempt at VMI was longest attempt by a Bison since Joe Lourdeaux attempted a 57-yarder at Towson in 2000 ...  tied for third on team with 20 points scored.

2014 (Freshman): Did not appear in a game behind senior Derek Maurer ... named team’s Most Improved Special Teams Player following 2015 spring practice ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Avon High School: Member of football, soccer, basketball and tennis teams ... all-conference football player ... also nominated for all-state football honors ... all-conference and all-state tennis player ... won tennis state championship ... named to all-tournament team as member of basketball squad.

Personal: John Steven Burdick ... born July 25, 1996 in Farmington, Conn. ... son of Steve and Cathy Burdick ... brother, Andrew, is a 2012 Bucknell graduate ... sister, Kate, is a 2014 Muhlenberg College graduate ... majoring in economics.

Position: Punter/Kicker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Avon, Conn.
High School: Avon
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