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Bobby Burnett
No. 21     
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1943-01-04) January 4, 1943 (age 76)
Place of birth: Clinton, Arkansas[1]
Career information
College: Arkansas
NFL Draft: 1966 / Round: 10 / Pick: 152
(By the Chicago Bears)[1]
AFL Draft: 1966 / Round: 4 / Pick: 33(By the Buffalo Bills)[1]
Debuted in 1966 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1969 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Rushing attempts-yards     237-871
Receptions-yards     45-533
Touchdowns     8
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Bobby Clell Burnett (born January 4, 1943 in Clinton, Arkansas)[1] is a former college and professional American football player.

Originally a halfback from the University of Arkansas, Burnett in 1966, his first year with the American Football League's Buffalo Bills, had a combined total of 1,185 yards rushing and receiving, with over 12 yards per catch and 4 touchdowns on 34 receptions.[1] He had 766 yards on 187 rushes, with 4 rushing touchdowns. He was that year's AFL Rookie of the Year, and was also selected to the 1966 AFL All-Star team.[1][2]

Statistics From 1966-1969Edit

1966 Statistics:[3]

Age Tm Pos No. G Gs Att (RU) Yds (RU) TD (RU) Lng (RU) Y/A (RU) Y/G (RU) A/G (RU)
23 BUF HB 21 14 0 187 766 4 32 4.1 54.7 13.4
Rec Yds (RE) Y/R (RE) TD (RE) Lng (RE) R/G (RE) Y/G (RE) YScm RRTD Fmb AV
34 419 12.3 4 48 2.4 29.9 1185 8 3 9

1967 Statistics:[3]

Age Tm Pos No. G Gs Att (RU) Yds (RU) TD (RU) Lng (RU) Y/A (RU) Y/G (RU) A/G (RU)
24 BUF 21 8 0 45 96 0 18 2.1 12.0 5.6
Rec Yds (RE) Y/R (RE) TD (RE) Lng (RE) R/G (RE) Y/G (RE) YScm RRTD Fmb AV
11 114 10.4 0 38 1.4 14.3 210 0 4 1

1969 Statistics:[3]

Age Tm Pos No. G Gs Att (RU) Yds (RU) TD (RU) Lng (RU) Y/A (RU) Y/G (RU) A/G (RU)
26 DEN 21 3 0 5 9 0 5 1.8 3.0 1.7
Rec Yds (RE) Y/R (RE) TD (RE) Lng (RE) R/G (RE) Y/G (RE) YScm RRTD Fmb AV
9 0 0 1
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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Joe Namath
American Football League Rookie of the Year
1966
Succeeded by
George Webster & Dickie Post


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