This weekend, John Burt will look to get back on track.
Burt has been listed as an entrant in the 110-meter hurdles for the Longhorn Invitational. This will be the first indoor or outdoor meet in 2017 for Burt, a sophomore who had suspended his track career in an effort to focus on his role as a wide receiver with Texas’ football team. Burt caught one ball during Texas’ spring game on April 15, and he will enter his fall with 46 career receptions.
— John Burt (@JohnBurt_1) April 21, 2017
On the track, Burt was last seen competing in the 110-meter hurdles and 400-meter relay at the 2016 NCAA championships. Last year, he finished second in the 110-meter hurdles at the Big 12’s outdoor meet with a time of 13.98 seconds.
Nearly a year later — with the countdown to this year’s Big 12 championships set at two weeks — Burt will join Texas teammates Steele Wasik, Spencer Dunkerley-Offor and George Patrick in a 17-hurdler field at the Longhorn Invitational. The gun for the 110-meter hurdles is scheduled to go off at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday.
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