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QB – Braxton Burmeister – Virginia Tech

2020: Went 3-1 as the Hokies’ starter during the season, playing in seven contests … Totaled 687 yards and two TDs passing and 182 yards and two TDs on the ground … Threw for 212 yards and a TD vs. Virginia (12/12) … Was 10-for-12 against Clemson (12/5) … Accounted for three TDs at Duke (10/3) running for two scores in Tech’s road victory … Guided the Hokies to a victory in his first start vs. NC State (9/26) throwing for 106 yards and running for 46.

2019: Was unable to see game action after his appeal to the NCAA for immediate eligibility was denied … Practiced with the squad and redshirted.

Oregon (2017-18): Played in four games as a sophomore at Oregon in 2018, completing five of 10 passes and rushing for 29 yards … Made five starts and played in seven games as a true freshman in 2017, completing 57 percent of passes (44 of 77) for 330 yards with two touchdowns and six interceptions … Also rushed for 102 yards and three touchdowns … Connected on 15 of 27 passes for 145 yards, highlighted by his first career TD toss in his first career start vs. No. 11 Washington State (10/7/17) … Scored on a pair of rushing touchdowns while passing for 74 yards on 8 of 15 attempts at UCLA (10/21/17) … Completed 75 percent (9 of 12) of his passes for 47 yards and a TD in a win vs. Utah (10/28/17)

High School: Four-star and top 200 prospect in the class by Rivals … Also rated the No. 7 dual-threat quarterback and No. 27 player in the state of California by Rivals … Finished as a four-star and the No. 10 dual-threat QB in the 247Sports composite rating … ESPN ranked him the No. 18 dual-threat QB and No. 46 in California … Named a first-team Parade All-American and “Rising Star” following senior season … Named one of the top 100 recruits on the West Coast by the Tacoma News Tribune … Set CIF San Diego Section career records in total yards (14,972), passing yards (11,512), passing touchdowns (127) and pass completions (853) in four varsity seasons … Also selected first-team All-CIF San Diego Section … Threw for 4,461 yards and 53 touchdowns with just eight interceptions while also rushing for 1,470 yards and 27 touchdowns … Racked up 5,937 yards of total offense for an average of 371.1 per game while accounting for 80 total touchdowns, leading La Jolla Country Day to a CIF Division 5-A runner-up finish.

Personal: Burmeister’s father, Dan, was a Parade All-American at Oakton High School in Northern Virginia, the same alma mater as Tech assistant Jack Tyler. The elder Burmeister was a three-year letterwinner at North Carolina.

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