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Former NFL Defensive Lineman, Burks signs with Tucson

TUCSON–The Tucson Sugar Skulls have signed former NFL defensive lineman Izaah Burks for the 2021 Indoor Football League season.

DL Izaah Burks (6’4″, 320, Bowling Green State University) joins the Sugar Skulls for his first season with the team, and his second in the IFL. Before entering Indoor Football, Burks spent time on both the Packers and Giants practice squads between 2017 and 2018. In two years since then, Burks has played in the AAF (Orlando), XFL (Dallas) and IFL (Iowa).

Prior to his professional career, Burks spent his college career at Bowling Green State. The Cincinatti, Ohio native played in 46 games, starting 16, and racking up 90 tackles, 4.5 sacks and three passes defended across a four-year college career.

Press Release courtesy of the Tucson Sugar Skulls – Steven Cusumano

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