Parents are Norwin and Karen Burbidge... served an LDS Church mission to Peru... one of four children... married to the former Jenni Munn ... recruited by Washington, Idaho, Western Washington, Eastern Washington, Washington State.
In 2001: Earned lettermen honors as a freshman... saw action in nine games, recording 11 tackles on the season... posted seven solo takedowns, including a season-high two solo tackles at San Diego State... posted one tackle for a loss of four yards against the Aztecs... credited with one fumble recovery.
A four time all-academic performer at Tumwater High School... earned three letters in football... earned offensive Most-Valuable-Player honors as a senior... a team captain... earned all-state and all-league MVP honors as a senior... an all-league performer as a sophomore and junior... a three-year starter... named to the Tumwater High School All-Century team... also earned three letters in basketball and baseball.
Year Gms UT AT TFL FR FC INT PD BK Hur Sck
2001 9 7 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 12 16 23 2 0 0 2 4 1 0 0
2003 12 19 13 4 1 1 2 5 0 1 .5
Total 33 42 40 7 2 1 4 9 1 1 .5
2001 | Freshman Year
Earned lettermen honors as a freshman... saw action in nine games, recording 11 tackles on the season... posted seven solo takedowns, including a season-high two solo tackles at San Diego State... posted one tackle for a loss of four yards against the Aztecs... credited with one fumble recovery.
2002 | Sophomore Year
Earned the team's Strength & Conditioning award ... played in all 12 games during the season ... earned letterman honors ... Ranked seventh on the BYU roster with 39 tackles, including 16 solo takedowns ... credited with 2 tackles for a combined loss of 9 yards on the season ... had 2 interceptions for a team-leading 93 yards, including an 80-yard return for a touchdown against New Mexico ... totaled 4 pass deflections during the season.
2003 | Junior Year
Earned letterman honors as a junior ... started at safety in all 12 of the Cougars' games during the season ... tallied 32 tackles on the season, including 19 solo takedowns ... produced four tackles for a combined loss of 14 yards, including a sack against Colorado State for a four-yard loss ... forced one fumble, had five pass deflections, two interceptions and a fumble recovery ... turned in a season-high six tackles in the Cougars' season-openin victory against Georgia Tech, including five solo tackles ... received Defensive Back of the game honors for Georgia Tech and Boise State ... named Special Teams player of the game against Notre Dame.
2004 | Senior Year
Participated in spring drills ... credited with four tackles in the annual Blue-White game, including three solos ... also turned in one sack and a pass deflection ... listed as the starter at the right-side safety position.