|Position:||Wide receiver, punter|
|Date of birth:||July 15, 1921|
|Place of birth:||Hattiesburg, Mississippi|
|Date of death:||October 24, 1947(aged 26)|
|Place of death:||Bryce Canyon, Utah|
Jefferson Davis Burkett (July 15, 1921 – October 24, 1947) was an American football player. He was a part of the Chicago Cardinals NFL championship team in 1947. He died in a plane crash while returning to the team following surgery for appendicitis.
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