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  Brandon Burton
Brandon Burton

Player Profile
Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Clear Creek HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
07/31/1989

Experience:
3VL

UTAH: Elected to forego his final season of eligibility to enter the 2011 NFL Draft ... all-conference cornerback was a two-year starter ... 18 career pass breakups is tied for the ninth-best mark at Utah.

2010-Second-team all-MWC ... started all 13 games at cornerback ... led Utah and ranked tied for fifth in the league with eight pass breakups ... two interceptions was tied for ninth in the MWC ... sixth in the league in passes defended (10) ... 51 tackles with one TFL ... career-high seven tackles with an interception against San Diego State ... six tackles included a TFL vs. Wyoming ... had a 57-yard interception against Iowa State and forced a fumble at Air Force ... season-high three pass breakups against BYU ... MWC Special Teams Player of the Week on Nov. 29 after blocking a 42-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the BYU game to preserve a one-point victory ... also blocked a field goal against Boise State in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas.

2009-Played in 13 games with 12 starts (Utah started four linebackers against Air Force) ... led Utah and tied for second in the league in pass breakups (10) ... tied for fourth in the MWC in passes defended average (0.85) ... 47 tackles with 4.0 TFL and a sack ... four tackles--2.0 for a loss--and a pass breakup in Utah's Poinsettia Bowl victory over California ... had an interception with four tackles against New Mexico ... season-high six tackles against Colorado State and UNLV ... three tackles with a 6-yard sack against Oregon ... two punt returns for seven yards (3.5 average).

2008-Played in 11 games, primarily on special teams ... made two tackles against Weber State ... solo tackle against Wyoming.

2007-Redshirt ... made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

YEAR	G/GS	UT	AT	TOT	TFL	PBU	INT
2008	11/0	2	1	3	0-0	0	0-0
2009	13/12	35	12	47	4.0-10	10	1-0
2010	13/13	34	17	51	1.0-10	8	2-69
Totals	37/25	71	30	101	5.0-20	18	3-69
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