National Signing Day 2014: Linebacker Tyler Burke signs with Maryland


Name: Tyler Burke.

Position: Linebacker.

High school: Coatesville (Pa.) High School.

Height, weight: 6 feet 4, 225 pounds.

Rank: Three stars (247sports and


>> The second straight Pennsylvania defensive player to commit to Maryland in as many days this June — defensive lineman Brett Kulka was the first — Burke chose Maryland over Rutgers, Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Temple, according to

“I always kept my options open, but I just kind of knew that’s where I wanted to be,” he told the site after committing. “This was my fourth time visiting the school. Everything felt right.

>> Burke played defensive end at Coatesville but projects to the linebacker position for Maryland. His recruitment was handled by tight ends coach/recruiting coordinator John Dunn.


Highlights available on Hudl here.

Alex Prewitt covers the Washington Capitals. Follow him on Twitter @alex_prewitt or email him at



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Alex Prewitt · February 5, 2014