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National Football League Draft Profile
Brandon Burton

TeamMinnesota
Round5
Selection8 (139 overall)
PositionDB
SchoolUtah
YearJR
Born7/31/1989
Height5-11
Weight190
High SchoolClear Creek (Houston, Texas)
2010 Second-Team All-Mountain West...Started all 13 games at cornerback as a junior...Decided to forgo senior season to enter draft...Led Utah with eight pass breakups in 2010...Started 12 games as a sophomore...A standout special teams performer with multiple collegiate blocked kicks...Good height for the position...A sure tackler who is willing to throw his body around...A true leader who is vocal on the field...Mature...Has the closing speed that scouts desire...Can play man, including press, and zone...Quick feet...Sometimes guesses too much...First step isn't always up to par...Did not play against elite competition on a weekly basis in college.


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