Joe Burch
Date of birth: (1971-08-08) August 8, 1971 (age 48)
Place of birth: Dallas, TX
Career information
Position(s): C / DT
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
College: Texas Southern
NFL Draft: 1994 / Round: 3 / Pick: 90
 As player:
Connecticut Coyotes
Arizona Rattlers
Houston ThunderBears
Arizona Rattlers
Las Vegas Gladiators
Career highlights and awards
Awards: 1993 Offensive Lineman of the Year
Honors: 1993 First Team Division I-AA All-American and All-Southwestern Athletic Conference

Joe Burch (born (1971-08-08)August 8, 1971) is a former American football offensive and defensive lineman.

Early yearsEdit

Burch prepped at David W. Carter High School in Dallas, Texas, where he won the 1988 5A Texas state championship alongside Jessie Armstead and Clifton Abraham. He went on the play at Texas Southern University, where he was named Second Team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference during his junior year. As a senior in 1993, he was named Offensive Lineman of the Year, First Team Division I-AA All-American and All-Southwestern Athletic Conference.

He was drafted in the third round (90th overall) of the 1994 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots, but never played in the National Football League. Burch began his arena football career in 1994, starting the season with Connecticut Coyotes before being traded to the Arizona Rattlers for quarterback Aaron Garcia.

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