Bob Burns (American football)

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Bob Burns
No. 33
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1952-01-12) January 12, 1952 (age 62)
Place of birth: Tampa, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High school: Tampa (FL) Chamberlain
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 1974 / Round: 9 / Pick: 214
Debuted in 1974 for the New York Jets
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Robert Henry Burns (born January 12, 1952) is a former American football running back for the New York Jets. He played his college football at Georgia.

Burns played only the 1974 season for the Jets. His best game came against the New York Giants, which was played at the Yale Bowl in New Haven, Connecticut. Filling in for the injured FB John Riggins, Burns gained with 101 yards on 21 attempts in the 26–20 Jets win.[1][2]