World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Rob Burnett (American football)

Article Id: WHEBN0004156527
Reproduction Date:

Title: Rob Burnett (American football)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Super Bowl XXXV, Michael McCrary, Ed Sutter, John Mitchell (American football coach), Eric Mangini
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Rob Burnett (American football)

Rob Burnett
No. 90
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1967-08-27) August 27, 1967
Place of birth: East Orange, New Jersey
Career information
College: Syracuse
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 5 / Pick: 129
Debuted in 1990 for the Cleveland Browns
Last played in 2003 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 603
Sacks 73.0
Interceptions 1
Stats at NFL.com

Robert Barry Burnett (born August 27, 1967) is a former defensive end who played in the NFL for 14 seasons.

High school and college

Burnett attended Newfield High School located in Long Island, New York. He played college football at Syracuse University, where he was a four-year letterman, and was a semifinalist for the Lombardi Award in 1989, his senior year.[1]

NFL career

Rob Burnett was drafted in the 5th round with the 129th pick in the 1990 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns, with whom Burnett made his only Pro Bowl. He played there until the Browns moved to Baltimore, when he became a member of the Ravens. Playing for the Baltimore Ravens into 2001, Burnett earned a Super Bowl Ring when the Ravens defeated the New York Giants in Super Bowl XXXV. Due to salary cap issues, Burnett was not brought back by the Ravens after 2001. After playing two more seasons with the Miami Dolphins, Burnett retired. [2]

After Football

In 2006, Rob Burnett became a commentator for WBAL, specifically covering Baltimore Ravens games. Burnett was present during the Ravens' Super Bowl XXXV reunion, in 2010.

References

  1. ^ "Dolphins Sign DE Rob Burnett As A Free Agent". Retrieved 2007-03-19. 
  2. ^ "Ravens GameDay". 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.