Players

Brandon Burton
DB #37
Height:
6-0
Weight:
185
College:
Utah
Hometown:
Houston, TX
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 19 14 11 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 BUF 5 6 4 2 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2012 MIN 4 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 10 8 7 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Waived by the Colts from Injured Reserve with an injury settlement on August 8, 2014.
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on August 4, 2014.
  • Waived-injured by the Colts on August 3, 2014.
  • Claimed by the Colts off waivers (Cincinnati) on June 12, 2014.
  • Released by the Cincinnati Bengals on June 11, 2014.
  • Signed by the Bengals as a free agent on December 30, 2013.
  • Released by the Buffalo Bills on October 25, 2013.
  • Claimed off waivers by the Bills (Minnesota) on September 1, 2013.
  • Waived by the Minnesota Vikings on August 31, 2013.
  • Originally selected by the Vikings in the fifth round (139th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

 

2013 (BILLS):

  • Appeared in five games for the Bills on special teams and defense.
  • Recorded two assisted tackles and one pass defensed in Week 4 against Baltimore (9/29).
  • Was listed as inactive for Weeks 5 and 6 before being released.

 

2012 (VIKINGS):

  • Played in four games for the Vikings primarily on special teams.
  • Saw action on defense and special teams in season opener vs. Jacksonville (9/9).
  • Played on kickoff return at Detroit (9/30) when Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown.

 

2011 (VIKINGS):

  • Saw action in 10 games with one start as a rookie for the Vikings and was a regular on special teams.
  • Made his NFL debut against Arizona (10/9), in the first win of the season for the Vikings.
  • Started his first game as nickel back against New Orleans (12/18).

 

COLLEGE:

  • Started 25-of-37 games at Utah, finishing with 101 tackles (71 solo), five tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, three interceptions, and 18 passes defensed.
  • Started all 13 games as a redshirt junior in 2010 at cornerback and earned Second Team All-Midwestern Conference honors after posting 51 tackles, one tackle for loss, two interceptions and eight passes defensed.
  • Started 12-of-13 games as a redshirt sophomore in 2009 and recorded 47 tackles, four tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, one interception and a team-high 10 passes defensed, which also tied for second in the conference.
  • Played in 11 games primarily on special teams as a redshirt freshman in 2008.
  • Redshirted and made the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in 2007.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas.
  • Voted a two-time team captain and earned all-district honors as a junior and senior after snagging 11 career interceptions.
  • Named an all-district return specialist while totaling 10 returns for touchdowns in his high school career.
  • Also lettered in track and qualified for the Junior Olympics in the 200 meters.
  • A native of Houston.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Waived by the Colts from Injured Reserve with an injury settlement on August 8, 2014.
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on August 4, 2014.
  • Waived-injured by the Colts on August 3, 2014.
  • Claimed by the Colts off waivers (Cincinnati) on June 12, 2014.
  • Released by the Cincinnati Bengals on June 11, 2014.
  • Signed by the Bengals as a free agent on December 30, 2013.
  • Released by the Buffalo Bills on October 25, 2013.
  • Claimed off waivers by the Bills (Minnesota) on September 1, 2013.
  • Waived by the Minnesota Vikings on August 31, 2013.
  • Originally selected by the Vikings in the fifth round (139th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

 

2013 (BILLS):

  • Appeared in five games for the Bills on special teams and defense.
  • Recorded two assisted tackles and one pass defensed in Week 4 against Baltimore (9/29).
  • Was listed as inactive for Weeks 5 and 6 before being released.

 

2012 (VIKINGS):

  • Played in four games for the Vikings primarily on special teams.
  • Saw action on defense and special teams in season opener vs. Jacksonville (9/9).
  • Played on kickoff return at Detroit (9/30) when Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown.

 

2011 (VIKINGS):

  • Saw action in 10 games with one start as a rookie for the Vikings and was a regular on special teams.
  • Made his NFL debut against Arizona (10/9), in the first win of the season for the Vikings.
  • Started his first game as nickel back against New Orleans (12/18).

 

COLLEGE:

  • Started 25-of-37 games at Utah, finishing with 101 tackles (71 solo), five tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, three interceptions, and 18 passes defensed.
  • Started all 13 games as a redshirt junior in 2010 at cornerback and earned Second Team All-Midwestern Conference honors after posting 51 tackles, one tackle for loss, two interceptions and eight passes defensed.
  • Started 12-of-13 games as a redshirt sophomore in 2009 and recorded 47 tackles, four tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, one interception and a team-high 10 passes defensed, which also tied for second in the conference.
  • Played in 11 games primarily on special teams as a redshirt freshman in 2008.
  • Redshirted and made the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in 2007.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas.
  • Voted a two-time team captain and earned all-district honors as a junior and senior after snagging 11 career interceptions.
  • Named an all-district return specialist while totaling 10 returns for touchdowns in his high school career.
  • Also lettered in track and qualified for the Junior Olympics in the 200 meters.
  • A native of Houston.