Height: 6'3"
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Columbus, Ga.
High School: Carver HS
Experience: 1 Letter


An athletic, third-year player with good size ... moved from quarterback to wide receiver in the spring of 2011 ... moved back to quarterback during preseason camp after C.J. Brown's injury.

As a Redshirt Freshman (2011): Played in seven games as a reserve wide receiver ... saw his first-career action vs. West Virginia (9/17) ... hauled in one pass for 17 yards vs. the Mountaineers ... also played vs. Temple (9/24) ... did not see action in the next three games, but returned to action vs. Florida State (10/22) ... also played vs. BC (10/29), Virginia (11/5), Notre Dame (11/12) and Wake Forest (11/19).

As a Freshman (2010): Served a redshirt season as a quarterback ... enrolled in classes in January and participated in spring practice.

At Carver High School: An honorable mention Class AAA All-Georgia honoree as a senior ... ranked as the 56th-best quarterback in the nation by ... the 80th-ranked player in the state of Georgia according to ... ranked as the 69th-best athlete in the nation by Scouts, Inc ... totaled 1,795 passing yards, 541 rushing yards, and 21 total touchdowns as a senior ... led Carver to an 11-3 record as a junior when he threw for 763 yards and eight TDs ... also rushed for 363 yards and two scores in 2008 ... ran track for the Tigers ... also considered Georgia, Vanderbilt, Arkansas and Mississippi State ... coached by Dell McGee.

Personal: Born in Orlando, Fla., but has lived in Georgia, Florida, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina and Hawaii ... parents are Devin and Sharrie Burns ... father is in the Army and played football at Central Florida ... has two brothers and two sisters ... majoring in American studies.

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