- United States
- Cincinnati, OH
- High School
- Past Teams
- Ohio State
Weight: 229 (2012)
2012 Media Guide: Joe came to Ohio State as a preferred walk-on … he joined the team with the rest of the freshman class in June 2012.
High School: Burger was a 2011 La Salle H.S. team captain and was named first-team Division I all-state by the Associated Press … recorded 103 tackles and five sacks plus an interception … his work in the classroom, in the community and on the field led to his winning the 2012 “That’s My Boy Award,” presented by the National Football Foundation and the Southwest Ohio Football Coaches Association … played for coach Tom Grippa.
Personal: Father, Bob, walked on to the Notre Dame football team and eventually earned a scholarship … brother, Bobby, also walked on to the Notre Dame team … was the vice-president of LaSalle’s National Honor Society and held a seat on the student council.