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Chequan Burkett

Chequan Burkett

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Montgomery, Ala.

High School:
Carver

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 218

Position:
Linebacker

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014):
-Bethune-Cookman 9/20: Totaled seven tackles (four solo) and notched one sack for a loss of seven yards
-BYU 10/9: Recorded nine tackles (six solo)
-Tulane 10/18: Added three total stops
-Tulsa 11/14: Totaled six tackles (three solo)

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2013):
-Started at Penn State and appeared in four games overall before suffering an injury
-Completed the season with seven tackles with one for a loss of five yards
-Akron 8/29: Recorded 3 total tackles (two solo) in first UCF appearance
-At FIU 9/6: Posted two solo stops and one TFL
-Also had a tackle at Penn State and vs. South Carolina

HIGH SCHOOL
-Coached by Billy Gresham at Carver
-Carver went 13-2 and 6-1 in league play in 2012, advancing to the Alabama 6A state semifinals
-Rated with three stars by Rivals
-Earned an 85 rating from 247Sports.com
-Served as a strong safety as a senior in high school
-Posted 68 total tackles with three interceptions, two touchdowns and three forced fumbles in 2012 en route to a spot on the all-metro team
-Attended 2012 summer camp at Vanderbilt
-Collected 59 tackles, four forced fumbles, three interceptions and one touchdown as a junior, and 72 tackles with three forced fumbles and two interceptions as a sophomore
-Also played basketball while in high school
-Chose UCF over Auburn, Arkansas State, Clemson, Kentucky, Marshall, Memphis, South Alabama, Southern Miss and Vanderbilt, as well as interest from Alabama, Georgia Tech, Missouri, Northern Illinois, South Carolina and Tennessee

PERSONAL
-Born in Montgomery, Ala.
-Parents are Corey and Sharon Burkett

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