Deante Burton

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Deante Burton
No. 39 – Atlanta Falcons
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1994-07-12) July 12, 1994 (age 24)
Manhattan, Kansas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Manhattan
(Manhattan, Kansas)
College: Kansas State
Undrafted: 2017
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice squad
Career NFL statistics as of Week 1, 2018
Total tackles: 1
Sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Fumble recoveries: 0
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Deante Burton (born July 12, 1994) is an American football cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL).[1] He played college football at Kansas State.[2] He signed with the Atlanta Falcons as a undrafted free agent in 2017.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Burton signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent on May 1, 2017.[4] He was waived by the Falcons on September 2, 2017, but was signed to the their practice squad the next day.[5] [6] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Falcons on January 15, 2018.[7] He made the position switch from wide receiver to cornerback while on the practice squad in the 2017 season. On September 1, 2018, Burton was waived by the Falcons and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[8][9] He was promoted to the active roster on September 4, 2018.[10] He was waived on September 10, 2018.[11]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

On September 11, 2018, Burton was claimed off waivers by the Green Bay Packers.[12] He was waived on September 19, 2018.[13]

Atlanta Falcons (second stint)[edit]

On September 25, 2018, Burton was signed to the Atlanta Falcons' practice squad.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deante Burton, Kansas State Wildcats, Wide Receiver". 247Sports. Retrieved May 28, 2017.
  2. ^ "Deante Burton". NFL.com. Retrieved May 28, 2017.
  3. ^ "Deante Burton inks rookie free agent deal". KWCH.com. Retrieved May 28, 2017.
  4. ^ Jackson, Curtis (May 1, 2017). "Falcons Agree To Terms With 21 CFAs". AtlantaFalcons.com. Retrieved May 28, 2017.
  5. ^ Conway, Kelsey (September 2, 2017). "2017 Atlanta Falcons Roster Cuts Tracker: Deadline To 53 Is 4 P.M. ET On Saturday". AtlantaFalcons.com.
  6. ^ McFadden, Will (September 4, 2017). "Falcons Announce 10 Players Added To Their Practice Squad". AtlantaFalcons.com.
  7. ^ McFadden, Will (January 15, 2018). "Falcons announce signing of nine players to reserve future contracts". AtlantaFalcons.com.
  8. ^ McFadden, Will (September 1, 2018). "Falcons 2018 roster: Atlanta announces roster cuts, trims active roster down to 52". AtlantaFalcons.com.
  9. ^ McFadden, Will (September 2, 2018). "Falcons sign 10 players to practice squad". AtlantaFalcons.com.
  10. ^ McFadden, Will (September 4, 2018). "Falcons sign Deante Burton to active roster". AtlantaFalcons.com.
  11. ^ McFadden, Will (September 10, 2018). "Falcons waive Deante Burton, Jeff Overbaugh; sign trio of players". AtlantaFalcons.com.
  12. ^ "Packers claim CB Deante Burton, WR Trevor Davis placed on IR". Packers.com. September 11, 2018.
  13. ^ "Packers activate RB Aaron Jones". Packers.com. September 19, 2018.
  14. ^ McFadden, Will (September 25, 2018). "Falcons place Ricardo Allen on injured reserve; make several roster moves". AtlantaFalcons.com.

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