|Full name||Adrian Burns|
|Date of birth||5 August 1971|
|Draft||51st, 1988 VFL Draft|
|Height/Weight||178 cm / 71 kg|
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1994 season.
Burns came to Essendon from Dromana, as the 51st selection of the 1988 VFL Draft. He was a member of the Essendon side which won the 1990 Foster's Cup, kicking two goals in the grand final. He made seven regular season appearances for Essendon that year and also participated in their semi final loss to Collingwood. His collision with Alan Richardson in that game resulting in the Collingwood player breaking his collarbone, which would cost him a spot in their premiership team.