Marcus Burley
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-07-16) July 16, 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth: Richmond, Virginia
Career information
College: Delaware
Undrafted in 2013
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2013)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2017
Total tackles     61
Sacks     2.0
Pass deflections     8
Interceptions     2

Marcus Burley (born July 16, 1990) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent after the 2013 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at Delaware.

Early lifeEdit

Burley attended Highland Springs High School in Highland Springs, Virginia.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

After going undrafted, Burley was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars' active roster on September 14, 2013, after spending the first week of the season on the practice squad. He was released on September 16, 2013, and re-signed to the practice squad the next day. He was released from the practice squad on October 1, 2013.

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

He was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad on October 9, 2013. He was later released.

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

He was signed by the Rams for the final two weeks of the regular season and then by the Colts shortly thereafter.

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Burley was traded to the Seahawks on August 30, 2014 for a 6th round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. With the trade Burley became a member of the Legion of Boom defensive.

In 2014 vs the Carolina Panthers, Burley recorded his first interception against Cam Newton. He finished the season with 35 tackles, one sack, five passes defensed and one interception.

In 2015 vs the Browns, Burley recorded both a sack and an interception on Johnny Manziel. He finished his second season with the Seahawks with 18 tackles, one sack, two passes defensed and one interception.

On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Seahawks.[3]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

On September 4, 2016, Burley was claimed off waivers by the Browns.[4]

On September 3, 2017, Burley was released by the Browns.[5]

Houston TexansEdit

On September 6, 2017, Burley was signed by the Houston Texans.[6] He was waived on October 25, 2017.[7]


  1. "Jags unveil 22 undrafted free agents". NBC Sports. April 28, 2013.
  2. "2012 Delaware Blue Heos football roster". University of Delaware. Retrieved February 15, 2017.
  3. "Seahawks cut Hill, Tukuafu, Burley, keep rookies Powell, McEvoy, Fant, Elliott on 53-man roster".
  4. "Browns claim 5 players, sign 4 to practice squad". September 4, 2016.
  5. "Browns claim 5 players off waivers". September 3, 2017.
  6. "Transactions: Texans sign Marcus Burley". September 6, 2017.
  7. "TRANSACTIONS: Texans sign Jelani Jenkins". October 25, 2017.

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