|Date of birth:||September 18, 1986|
|Place of birth:||Kinsley, Kansas|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||295 lb (134 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school career
Burkhart attended Kinsley High School, where he participated in football, basketball, and track. He was an All-Area selection at Kinsley High School in football and also was a member of the school's basketball team ... Tallied 88 tackles, 43 tackles for loss and 27 sacks en route to being named Honorable Mention All-State ... Named All-CPL First Team three times ... Named All-Area and First Team 2A All-State his senior season and All-CPL four seasons as a basketball player.
In 2009: (Sr.): Started in all 12 games at left tackle, earning Honorable Mention All-Conference USA by coaches and 1st Team All-Conference USA by Phil Steele as well as Rivals Publications... In 2008: (Jr.): Played in 12 games, starting in eight ... Started the final seven games at left tackle ... Missed one game, the Marshall contest ... Junior College:(So.) A Second Team Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference on the offensive line at Dodge City Community College... Made the transition from the defensive to offensive line ... (Fr.) Named Honorable Mention KJCCC on the defensive line after tallying 54 tackles (23 solos), 6.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble ... A three-star prospect by Rivals.com ... Played one season of basketball at Pratt Community College.
After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Burkhart signed a free agent contract with the Seattle Seahawks. After being released form the Seahawks due to injury, Burkhart signed with Hartford Colonials of the UFL 2010. Burkhart signed with the BC Lions of the CFL 2011.
2010 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 4 in||295 lb||5.14 s||1.68 s||2.92 s||4.62 s||7.65 s||
||8 ft 6 in|
|Pulled hamstring during 40 yard dash, but still completed rest of pro day events|