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3 News Now Male Athlete of the Year: James Burks

Posted: 7:16 PM, Jul 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-09 20:16:56-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — James Burks is the 2018-19 3 News Now Male Athlete of the Year.

The Omaha Burke star became just the 10th Class A wrestler in Nebraska history to win four state wrestling titles.

Burks also helped the Bulldogs win their first ever state football championship last November, finishing the season with over 2,000 rushing yards.

Burks will continue his wrestling career at Northern State University.

Congrats to James Burks, the 3 News Now Male Athlete of the Year!