William Burkett, Jr.

William Burkett, Jr., despite his thin frame, was an exceptional football player for MTSU (then STC) and joined the U.S. Army in 1943. A German sniper killed "Little Wille"; as he attempted lead his squad through a hedgerow near Brest, France on August 28, 1944.

 Sign up for Email Updates


Click here to download the True Blue sign!