Burnell Dent
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1963-03-16) March 16, 1963 (age 57)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Career information
College: Tulane
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 6 / Pick: 143
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Green Bay Packers (1986–1992)
Career highlights and awards
Games played-started     95-11
Sacks     4.5
Interceptions     1
Stats at

Burnell Joseph Dent (born March 16, 1963 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former professional American football linebacker in the National Football League from St. Rose, Louisiana.[1] He played for the Green Bay Packers (1986–1992)[2] and the New York Giants (1993).[3] Burnell Dent has played 70 games in his career, with a total of 4.5 sacks.[4]

Dent played collegiately at Tulane University and attended Destrehan High School.



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