Kevin Burns (soccer)
|Full name||Kevin Burns|
|Date of birth||March 26, 1985|
|Place of birth||Indianapolis, Indiana, United States|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|2007||Rochester Raging Rhinos||17||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 22, 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).
College and Amateur
Burns played college soccer at the University of Connecticut from 2003 to 2006. During the 2003 and 2004 collegiate off seasons, he played for the Bradenton Academics in the fourth division USL Premier Development League; in 2006, he played for the Westchester Flames.
Burns was drafted in the fourth round (50th overall) by Columbus Crew in the 2007 MLS Supplemental Draft., but instead of signing with Columbus he spent the 2007 season with the Rochester Raging Rhinos in the USL First Division. Burns eventually signed with Columbus for the 2008 season, but sat out the season with an ankle injury.
Burns remained with Columbus through the 2011 season. At season's end, the club declined his 2012 contract option and he entered the 2011 MLS Re-Entry Draft. Burns was not selected in the draft and became a free agent.