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Rex Burkhead - NFL Draft Profile

TeamCincinnati
Round6
Selection22 (190 overall)
PositionRunningback
SchoolNebraska
YearSR
Born11/22/1991
Height5-10
Weight218
High SchoolPlano (Plano, Texas)
Earned the 2012 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award...Semifinalist for 2011 Doak Walker Award...Honorable mention All-Big 12 in 2010...Holds school record for single-game carries with 38 and tied the program record with 10 straight games with a touchdown...Ended career with 3,329 rushing yards and 14 career 100-yard rushing games...Numbers less impressive in his senior year that limited action...Averaged 6.9 yards per carry in 2012...Started every game as a junior and finished in the top 20 nationally in rushing...Concluded sophomore season only 49 yards shy of the 1,000-yard mark...North-South runner with great vision...Has enough power to break tackles...Injury history is a concern...Very reliable when healthy.

2012 Season Stats
 Wk.Opp.Car.Rush YdsRush TDRush Avg.Rec.Rec. YardsRec. TDRec. AvgResult
1vs. Southern Miss368122.70000W 49-20
2at UCLA00000000L 36-30
3vs. Arkansas State00000000W 42-13
4vs. Idaho State8119214.9125025W 73-7
5vs. Wisconsin188604.82211W 30-27
6at Ohio State1411908.51202L 63-38
8at Northwestern41303.20000W 29-28
9vs. Michigan00000000W 23-9
10at Michigan St00000000W 28-24
11vs. Penn State00000000W 32-23
12vs. Minnesota00000000W 38-14
13at Iowa166914.31606W 13-7
14at Wisconsin116105.521809L 70-31
17vs. Georgia2414015.843919.8L 45-31
Collegiate Career
 SeasonCar.Rush YdsRush TDRush Avg.Rec.Rec. YardsRec. TDRec. Avg
20129867556.9119228.4
20112841357154.82117728.4
201017295175.51514809.9
20098134634.3139016.9

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