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Jacob Burks

Events: Steer Wrestling
Born: 8/16/1978 Benton, Ark.
Joined PRCA: 2000
PRCA Career Earnings: $120,587.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 0
Current Residence: Lancaster, Wis.

2016 world standings place: 156th
2016 earnings: $6,273
RNCFR qualifications:   2 (2008-09)
Education: Arkansas Tech University, bachelor’s degree in agricultural business, and Southeastern Oklahoma State University, master’s degree in business administration

2017 Highlights
• Won the All-around at the Midwest Horse Fair & Rodeo (Madison, Wis.)
• Won the Stanley (Wis.) Rodeo
Career Highlights
• 2016: Won the Lexington (Ky.) Rodeo 
• 2015: Won the Minnesota Horse Exposition Rodeo (St. Paul, Minn.). Won the all-around at the Wisconsin River ProRodeo (Merrill). Finished 114th in the world standing with $8,915.
• 2014: Won the Isanti (Minn.) Firefighters Rodeo and the Upper Peninsula Championship Rodeo (Iron River, Mich.). Finished 91st in the world standings with $12,587
• 2013: Won the American Royal (Kansas City); the Mid-Western Rodeo (Manawa, Wis.); the Defeat of Jesse James Day Rodeo (Northfield, Minn.); the Extreme Events MN Championships (Waconia, Minn.) and the Juneau County Fair Pro Rodeo (Mauston, Wis.). Co-champion at the Jackson County Pro Rodeo (Bellevue, Iowa). Finished 91st in the world standings with $12,587
• 2012: Won the Stanley (Wis.) Rodeo and the Mid-Western Rodeo (Manawa, Wis.); co-champion at the Wapello (Iowa) PRCA Rodeo
• 2011: Won the Brown County Fair Pro Rodeo (De Pere, Wis.); the Stanley (Wis.) Rodeo; the Defeat of Jesse James Days Rodeo (Northfield, Minn.)
• 2010: Won the American Heroes PRCA Rodeo (Braham, Minn.) and the Green County Fair Pro Rodeo (Monroe, Wis.)
• 2009: Won the Brown County Fair Pro Rodeo (De Pere, Wis.); the Heart of the North Pro Rodeo (Spooner, Wis.)
• 2008: Won the Lake County Fair PRCA Rodeo (Grayslake, Ill.); the Pioneer City Rodeo (Palestine, Ill.) and the Stephenson County Fair ProRodeo (Freeport, Ill.); co-champion at the Upper Peninsula Championship Rodeo (Iron River, Mich.) and the Juneau County Fair Pro Rodeo (Mauston, Wis.). Won the Great Lakes Circuit year-end title; finished 73rd in the world standings with $15,135
• 2007: Won the Indiana State Fair Rodeo (Indianapolis); the Cattleman Days Rodeo (Ashland, Mo.) and the North Central Rodeo (Medford, Wis.). Won the Great Lakes Circuit year-end title
Wife, Sara, was a rodeo coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State University; daughters, Bridee and Lainee … Parents, Jim and Regina Burks; brothers, Rodney and Michael … Jim retired after 43 years at a CAT dealership … The family owned Zan, with all three sons sharing in the responsibility of keeping the horse fit. Dean Gorsuch won the 2006 world championship on Zan with Rodney hazing … Employed as a commodities broker by First Capitol Group since the summer of 2005; he specializes in price risk management for agriculture producers
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