21 Facts About Morgan Burnett

1. Pittsburgh Steelers safety Morgan Burnett tips New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's fourth-down pass to secure a Steelers' win.

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2. Morgan Burnett was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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3. Morgan Burnett was born in College Park on a Friday, January 13, 1989.

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4. Morgan Burnett was raised by his parents, Cap and Ellary Burnett, in College Park, Georgia.

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5. On January 19, 2019, Morgan Burnett requested a release Only completing one season out of his three-year contract with The Pittsburgh Steelers.

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6. Morgan Burnett missed two consecutive games after sustaining a hamstring injury.

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7. Morgan Burnett received an overall grade of 84.0 from Pro Football Focus, ranking 15th among all qualified safeties in 2016.

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8. Morgan Burnett missed the Packers' Week 8 loss at the New Orleans Saints after suffering a calf injury.

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9. Morgan Burnett was one of two defensive players in the NFL to play every snap in every game in the season, along with James Laurinaitis of the St Louis Rams.

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10. Morgan Burnett progressed quickly and received first team reps after Bigby held out due to a contract dispute.

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11. Morgan Burnett recorded 93 tackles, of which 62 were solo.

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12. Morgan Burnett was offered athletic scholarship by a number of high-major schools, including Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia, before choosing to attend Georgia Tech on January 10, 2007.

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13. Morgan Burnett competed in the long jump, 400-meters and relays.

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14. Morgan Burnett was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft with the 71st overall pick.

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15. Morgan Burnett would add a beautiful arching pass over the Rams.

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16. Morgan Burnett was inactive for the Packers' Week 3 victory at the Detroit Lions due to a groin injury he sustained the previous week.

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17. Morgan Burnett was ranked the third best strong safety in 2015 by Sports Illustrated.

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18. Morgan Burnett returned as the de facto starting strong safety in 2011 after Atari Bigby departed in free agency.

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19. Morgan Burnett entered training camp competing for the job as the starting strong safety against veterans Atari Bigby and Charlie Peprah.

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20. On January 11, 2010, Morgan Burnett announced he would enter his name in the 2010 NFL Draft and forgo his senior season.

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21. Morgan Burnett had seven interceptions and returned them for 95 yards.

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