DeChon Burns

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DeChon Burns (born June 6, 1970, in Riverside, California) is the football head coach at Linfield Christian School.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Burns was a four sport letterman at Rubidoux High School, Riverside, California.

Burns attended the University of Southern California as a student-athlete, where he played cornerback.[2] He played in 1989 for a team that went to the Rose Bowl Game,[3] but suffered a neck injury that ended his football career;[4] he served as an assistant to the coaching staff for the 1990-92 seasons.

Burns shifted to baseball and played center field for USC in 1992. He graduated with a bachelor of arts in communications in 1993 and was in the Houston Astros' Developmental League in 1994.

Coaching career[edit]

Burns was formerly the defensive line coach at UTEP,[5] the defensive line coach and Defensive Coordinator at Texas Southern.[6] Prior to that, Burns coached for the National Football League Washington Redskins, the Florida Gators, at Bishop Amat High School and at Beverly Hills High School.

Media[edit]

Coach Burns talked about his football playing and coaching career in a 2009 interview on OTTObox.[7]

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