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Brandon Burton
No. 27     Minnesota Vikings
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-07-31) July 31, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth: Germany
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: Utah
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 139
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles     8
Interceptions     0
Passes defensed     0
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon Burton (born July 31, 1989) is an American football cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was considered one of the best cornerback prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft.[1] Burton was selected with the 139th pick in the fifth round of the draft by the Minnesota Vikings.

Early yearsEdit

Burton attended Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas. He had 11 career interceptions.

College careerEdit

Burton was redshirted as a freshman in 2007. In 2008 as a redshirt freshman Burton played in 11 games, mainly on special teams, recording three tackles. As a sophomore in 2009, he started 12 of 13 games, recording 43 tackles and an interception.

Professional careerEdit

2011 NFL DraftEdit

Burton was selected with the 139th overall pick in the fifth round of the draft by the Minnesota Vikings.

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