Rob Burnett (American football)

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Rob Burnett
No. 90
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1967-08-27) August 27, 1967 (age 47)
Place of birth: East Orange, New Jersey
Career information
College: Syracuse
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 5 / Pick: 129
Debuted in 1990 for the Cleveland Browns
Last played in 2003 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 603
Sacks 73.0
Interceptions 1
Stats at NFL.com

Robert Barry Burnett (born August 27, 1967) is a former defensive end who played in the NFL for 14 seasons.

High school and college[edit]

Burnett attended Newfield High School located in Long Island, New York. He played college football at Syracuse University, where he was a four-year letterman, and was a semifinalist for the Lombardi Award in 1989, his senior year.[1]

NFL career[edit]

Rob Burnett was drafted in the 5th round with the 129th pick in the 1990 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns, with whom Burnett made his only Pro Bowl. He played there until the Browns moved to Baltimore, when he became a member of the Ravens. Playing for the Baltimore Ravens into 2001, Burnett earned a Super Bowl Ring when the Ravens defeated the New York Giants in Super Bowl XXXV. Due to salary cap issues, Burnett was not brought back by the Ravens after 2001. After playing two more seasons with the Miami Dolphins, Burnett retired. [2]

After Football[edit]

In 2006, Rob Burnett became a commentator for WBAL, specifically covering Baltimore Ravens games. Burnett was present during the Ravens' Super Bowl XXXV reunion, in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dolphins Sign DE Rob Burnett As A Free Agent". Retrieved 2007-03-19. 
  2. ^ "Ravens GameDay".