|Date of birth:July 31, 1989|
|Place of birth: Germany|
|NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 139|
|Debuted in 2011 for the Minnesota Vikings|
|Roster status: Active|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2013
Brandon Burton (born July 31, 1989) is a American football cornerback for the Cincinnati Bengals. He was considered one of the best cornerback prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft. Burton was selected with the 139th pick in the fifth round of the draft by the Minnesota Vikings.
Burton was redshirted as a freshman in 2007. In 2008 as a redshirt freshman Burton played in 11 games, mainly on special teams, recording three tackles. As a sophomore in 2009, he started 12 of 13 games, recording 43 tackles and an interception.
2011 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 0 in||190 lb||31 1⁄2 in||8 1⁄2 in||4.53 s||4.07 s||6.93 s||32.0 in||9 ft 10 in||18 reps|
|All values from NFL combine|
Burton was selected with the 139th overall pick in the fifth round of the draft by the Minnesota Vikings.
Burton was released by the Vikings on August 31, 2013 (along with 18 others) to get to a 53 man roster.
Burton was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals on December 30, 2013.
- NFL Draft Scout
- Hasan, Arif (August 31, 2013). "Minnesota Vikings Release Final 53-Man Roster, Final Cuts". DailyNorseman.com (SB Nation). Retrieved September 1, 2013.
- "Buffalo Bills Cut Cornerback Burton, Add Wingo to Roster".
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Pro-Football-Reference
- Minnesota Vikings bio
- Utah Utes bio
- Brandon Burton on Twitter
- NFL combine profile