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Draft Scout Ben Burr-Kirven News
09/25/18 - SEPT 24 PAC-12 DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ben Burr-Kirven, Sr., LB, Washington (Menlo Park, Calif.)...Burr-Kirven posted a career-high 20 tackles for the highest total by a Husky in 22 years (John Fiala, 22 vs. ASU in 1996) in Washington's 27-20 victory against Arizona State. Burr-Kirven has amassed 53 total tackles this season, 30 more than any other Husky...He recorded 14 solo tackles and six assists to help UW's defense hold ASU to 268 total yards. He also forced two fumbles, recovering one of them...Burr-Kirven is the first player to win back-to-back Defensive Player of the Week honors since ASU LB Antonio Longino in 2015 (Nov. 16, 23) and the first Husky to earn back-to-back honors since CB Derrick Johnson in 2002 (Nov. 9, 17). Also nominated: Colin Schooler, LB, ARIZ; Paulson Adebo, DB, STAN; Cameron Smith, ILB, USC. - Pac-12 Football
09/25/18 - SEPT 17 PAC-12 DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ben Burr-Kirven, Sr., LB, Washington (Menlo Park, Calif.))... Led the Washington defense that held Utah to just seven points and 261 yards of total offense in a 21-7 Huskies win in Salt Lake City... For the third game out of three this season, he led all tacklers with 11 total. He currently ranks fourth in the Pac-12 in tackles with 33 (11.0 per game)... Three times in the fourth quarter, the Huskies held the Utes out of the endzone despite Utah moving deep into UW territory. Early in the fourth, Utah started a drive at the UW 11, but turned the ball over on downs. Later in the fourth, Utah started at the Husky 28 and the UW 42, but came away scoreless on both occasions. Also nominated: Evan Weaver, ILB, CAL; Justin Hollins, OLB, ORE; Alameen Murphy, DB, STAN; Cody Barton, LB, UTAH; Jalen Thompson, S, WSU. - Pac-12 Football
09/12/18 - LB Ben Burr-Kirven is active against the run, evident in his team-leading 22 tackles through the first two games. The inside linebacker faces a new challenge Week 3, having to account for the dual-threat playmaking abilities of Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley.
12/11/17 - 2017 ALL-PAC-12 FOOTBALL SECOND TEAM (COACHES): LB Ben Burr-Kirven, Jr., Washington,...Washington's second-team selections were junior tailback Myles Gaskin (Lynnwood, Wash.), senior tight end Will Dissly (Bozeman, Mont.), junior defensive tackle Greg Gaines (La Habra, Calif.), senior linebacker Keishawn Bierria (Carson, Calif.), junior linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven (Menlo Park, Calif.) and junior safety Jojo McIntosh (Canyon Country, Calif). - Washington Football