Burnell Dent

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Burnell Dent
No. 56
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1963-03-16) March 16, 1963 (age 54)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 236 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school: Destrehan (LA) Destrehan High School
College: Tulane
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 6 / Pick: 143
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played-started: 95-11
Sacks: 4.5
Interceptions: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Burnell Joseph Dent (born March 16, 1963 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League from St. Rose, Louisiana.[1] He played for the Green Bay Packers (1986–1992)[2] and the New York Giants (1993).[3] Burnell Dent has played 70 games in his career, with a total of 4.5 sacks.[4]

Dent played collegiately at Tulane University and attended Destrehan High School.


  1. ^ "Burnell Dent". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Burnell Dent". packers.com. Archived from the original on July 5, 2008. Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  3. ^ "Giants All-Time Roster (Covington-Flenniken)" (PDF). giants.com. Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  4. ^ "Burnell Dent LB". ESPN. Retrieved 2011-04-19.