The 6-foot-4, 225-pound senior linebacker and quarterback rushed for 1,516 yards and 29 touchdowns on 200 carries this past season, leading the Trojans (11-2) to the Division 2 state championship game. Burnham completed 49 of 98 passes for 955 yards and 14 touchdowns, also recording 102 tackles, 12 tackles for a loss and two interceptions on defense. A member of the Michigan High School Football Coaches Dream Team, he has been selected to play in the 2022 All-American Bowl and is a finalist for the Butkus Award, given to the nation’s top high school linebacker.
Burnham has maintained a 3.32 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to play football on scholarship at the University of Notre Dame next fall.
Burnham has served as a mentor for special needs students and has volunteered locally on behalf of Freedom Builders, which seeks to create affordable housing, and youth sports camps.