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Place of birth  Windsor, Ontario
Weight  143 kg
Status  Active
Name  Josh Bourke
Positions  Tackle
CFL status  National
Role  Football player
Drafted by  Montreal Alouettes
College  Grand Valley State
Height  2.01 m

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Date of birth  (1982-10-16) October 16, 1982 (age 33)
Education  Grand Valley State University

High school  St. Mary's Preparatory

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Joshua Nathan Bourke (born October 16, 1982, in Windsor, Ontario) is a retired Canadian football offensive lineman. He spend the majority of his professional career with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He also spend time with the Toronto Argonauts (CFL) and the Green Bay Packers (NFL).

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Early years

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Bourke attended St. Mary's Preparatory in Orchard Lake, Michigan and went on to Grand Valley State University where he graduated with a Bachelors in Business Administration. From 2000-2005 he played on the Grand Valley State Lakers football team. In 2005, he was named GLIAC Offensive Lineman of the Year and a First-Team All-GLIAC.

Green Bay Packers

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Bourke signed with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League in May 2006. He was released on June 8, 2007, without playing in a regular season game.

Montreal Alouettes

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Bourke was chosen by the Alouettes in the third round of the 2004 CFL Draft but he continued for another year at Grand Valley State.

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In August 2007, Bourke signed with Montreal. He missed the final game of the 2007 regular season and the playoffs due to a knee injury but signed a contract extension on January 7, 2008. His performance in the 2008 CFL season earned him a spot on the East Division All-Star team. Josh Bourke was recognized as a CFL Eastern All-Star every season from 2008 through the 2014 CFL season. Bourke won the Grey Cup with the Alouettes in both the 2009 CFL season and the 2010 CFL season.

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Other personal accolades include being named the CFL Offensive lineman of the year in 2011, being selected to the CFLPA All-Star team from 2011-2013 and being named the CN Adopt an Alouette of the Year in 2013.

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Following the 2013 campaign Bourke's contract expired on February 11, 2014. He was quickly re-signed roughly two hours after becoming a free-agent; signing the highest paid non-QB salary in the league at $215,000 per season (two-year deal).

Toronto Argonauts

On the first day of 2016 free agency, February 9, 2016, Bourke signed with Toronto Argonauts. Bourke played in 10 games for the double-blue in 2016, missing the second half of the season with injuries. Following only one season in Toronto he was released by the club on January 9, 2017.

On June 17, 2017 Bourke announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 34. Bourke is currently a CFL Medical Board Member and a CFL players association player representative.

References

Josh Bourke Wikipedia


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