Bobby Burnett

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Bobby Burnett
No. 21
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1943-01-04) January 4, 1943 (age 73)
Place of birth: Clinton, Arkansas
Career information
College: Arkansas
NFL draft: 1966 / Round: 10 / Pick: 152
(By the Chicago Bears)
AFL draft: 1966 / Round: 4 / Pick: 33(By the Buffalo Bills)
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts-yards: 237-871
Receptions-yards: 45-533
Touchdowns: 8
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Bobby Clell Burnett (born January 4, 1943)[1] is a former college and professional American football player.

Originally a halfback from the University of Arkansas, Burnett in 1966, his first year with the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League (AFL), had a combined total of 1,185 yards rushing and receiving, with over 12 yards per catch and 4 touchdowns on 34 receptions.[1] He had 766 yards on 187 rushes, with 4 rushing touchdowns. He was that year's AFL Rookie of the Year, and was also selected to the 1966 AFL All-Star team.[1]

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Joe Namath
American Football League Rookie of the Year
Succeeded by
George Webster & Dickie Post