Kentucky catcher Devin Burkes (Photo courtesy of Kentucky)


“Happiest Man in College Baseball” Devin Burkes combines sunny demeanor and serious game

SEC Extra

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — If you’re looking for Devin Burkes at a Kentucky baseball game, there are a few ways to find him. 

You could look for the guy with the fun cleats. Opening weekend against USC-Upstate, Burkes was wearing cleats that were an homage to the animated TV series Bob’s Burgers.

You could also look for the guy wearing multiple chains. When he was 15, his mom Denise made him a deal that she would buy him a gold-plated chain and if he could take care of it for a year and prove that he could be responsible with jewelry,[…]