#10 Christian Burnett
|HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL)||Acworth, Ga./Harrison HS|
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athlete ... Played in seven contests with four starts, completing 51-of-88 passes for 494 yards, five touchdowns and five interceptions ... Finished the game at Austin Peay, going 7-for-15 for 53 yards with two interceptions ... Completed just 6-of-14 for 71 yards and rushed seven times for eight yards in a start versus Campbellsville Univ. ... Recorded 37-yard catch-and-run to Ervin Young against Campbellsville ... Set career-highs for completions and attempts with a 21-of-29 effort for 191 yards and one touchdown, a 44-yard completion to Mike Moore, at Kentucky Christian ... Also rushed four times for 25 yards with a one-yard TD run ... Completed 10-of-17 for 82 yards and three scores versus West Virginia Tech, including a 30-yard TD pass to Lemeco Miller ... Played in overtime at Faulkner Univ. after an injury to Curt Bureau, throwing an interception in the end zone ... Completed 7-of-11 for 97 yards with a 54-yard TD pass to Moore at Bethel Univ. ... Also rushed seven times for 30 yards with another one-yard TD run at Bethel ... Carried three times for 21 yards, including a 17-yard touchdown run, versus Belhaven Univ.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Pressed into duty with injury to starter Curt Bureau ... Played in seven contests with four starts, completing 59-of-124 (.476) with three touchdowns and eight interceptions ... Saw action in fourth quarter at Newberry College, completing one pass for six yards ... Passed for 118 yards and one touchdown but four interceptions on 11-for-24 against the Univ. of the Cumberlands, the first extended playing time of his career ... Three of the four INTs came in fourth quarter in a 14-13 loss to sixth-ranked UC ... Completed 12-for-26 for 100 yards at Bethel Univ. and 10-of-22 for 101 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions versus Faulkner Univ. ... Passed for 77 yards on 10-for-16 with one INT in relief against Belhaven College ... Started at Shorter College, his best statistical day of the year, completing 14-for-25 for 139 yards and one score, a 16-yard fade pass for Mitch Reynolds with four seconds remaining to secure the victory ... Completed just one pass on nine attempts for 28 yards at Kentucky Christian.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner for coach David Hines at Harrison HS in Kennesaw, Ga. ... Posted back-to-back 1,000-yard passing seasons ... Honored by Cobb County Touchdown Club three times ... Also three-year letterwinner ... Won Baseball Leadership Award ... Kennesaw State University School of Character and Leadership inductee.
PERSONAL: Christian Marshall Burnett ... Son of Mike and Claryn Burnett ... Born September 7, 1990 ... Majoring in Biology.