Kevin Burnett
LB | (6'2", 239, 4.57) | Tennessee

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Selected by: Dallas Cowboys
Round: 2
Pick (Overall): 10(42)
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(LB) Kevin Burnett - Tennessee
(LB) Kevin Burnett - Tennessee
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Overall: Burnett came to Tennessee as a free safety, but was moved to linebacker midway through his true freshman season in 2000. He started two games in 2001 and was set to become the Vols' fulltime starting "weakside" linebacker in 2002 before tearing his ACL, which required reconstructive knee surgery and cost him the entire 2002 season and 2003 spring practice. As a junior in 2003, Burnett started all 13 games and finished with 77.5 total tackles, 7.5 TFL and 1.5 sacks. Burnett made a wise decision to return for his senior season in 2004 because it gave him time to fully recover and regain his speed and explosiveness. He finished 2004 with 120 tackles, six TFL, one sack and one INT. Burnett is a terrific athlete with good size and even better speed. He is excellent in coverage, has very good range in run support, and also shows good ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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