Heads into his second year as the team's starting long snapper . . . AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 12 games in 2004 . . . had 32 production points on special teams . . . made a solo tackle vs. Michigan . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see game action in 2003 . . . 2002 SEASON: Redshirted . . . enrolled at Michigan State Jan. 7, 2002, for the beginning of the spring semester . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named to Prep Football Report's and PrepStar's All-Midwest Teams . . . ranked among the nation's top centers by Rivals100.com (No. 13) . . . rated among the Midwest's top 125 prospects by ESPN.com's Tom Lemming (No. 122) . . . selected the state's top long snapper as both a junior and senior by the Ray Guy Kicking Academy/American Football Specialists . . . earned first-team All-North Central Ohio honors as a senior . . . three-year starter for Coach Tim Hinton at Marion (Ohio) Harding High School . . . served as the team's short and long snapper for two years . . . tutored as a snapper by former Cincinnati Bengal placekicker Jim Breech (1980-92) . . . two-way player saw action on the offensive and defensive lines in 2001 . . . had 113 career tackles, including five for losses, and two interceptions . . . owns school record for total weight lifted (1,740 pounds) and bench press (400-plus) . . . also lettered in track, competing in the shot put and discus . . . sports a black belt in Tae Kwon Do . . . father Jeff played middle guard at Purdue (lettered in 1978) . . . son of Jeff Bury and Vera Kelley-Bury . . . born Sept. 17, 1983 . . . earned his bachelor's degree in food industry management in May 2005 . . . currently pursuing a master's degree in kinesiology.
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2004 12/0 1 0 1