Julius E. "Ju" Burghard


College Career

Mississippi College (1921-1926)

• Lettered in football, track and basketball


Pro Career

Sports Official (1933-1953)

• Top SEC Football Umpire

• Basketball referee

• Umpired the Sugar, Cotton, Rose, Orange, Sun, Blue Grey and Gator Bowls

• Chief of SEC Umpires (’47-’53)

• Organized and served as Secretary of the Mississippi Junior College Officials Association (’55-’63)

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