RELEASE: Standout QB Ready To Announce

Lexington, Kentucky – Lexington Catholic High School will hold a press conference on Friday, August 5, 2005, at 11:30 AM, at the Joseph Ford Football Stadium.

At this time, rising senior Justin Burke, star quarterback for the Knights, will announce his verbal collegiate commitment.

Justin is considered one of the front-runners for Kentucky's Mr. Football award heading into this fall, and has already been recognized as a pre-season Tremendous 26 member. Numerous college rating services have recognized him as a top recruit nationally.

Justin has started at quarterback for Lexington Catholic since the beginning of his sophomore season. He has lead the team to 20 victories in their 24 games during that time. He has thrown for 4,981 yards and completed 313 passes out of 514 attempts. He has thrown 58 touchdown passes and only 11 interceptions the past two seasons, while rushing for 705 yards and 10 touchdowns. A review of all of his stats and the team's performance can be found at the website address:

Lexington Catholic High School, operated by the Diocese of Lexington, serves 860 students from Fayette county and surrounding areas. The Catholic Diocese of Lexington, established in 1988 by the late Pope John Paul II, comprises 50 counties in central and eastern Kentucky.

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