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Brandon Burton
DB #27
Height:
5-11
Weight:
190
College:
Utah
Hometown:
Houston, TX
Experience:
3
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 19 14 11 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 BUF 5 6 4 2 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2012 MIN 4 -- 0 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 10 8 7 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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BIOGRAPHY

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2011 (10/1), 2012 (4/0). Total- 14/1.

  • • Started 1st career game vs. New Orleans (12/18/11) at nickel. 
  • • Ran on same club track team during high school as Adrian Peterson, the Texas Mustangs.  

OFF THE FIELD Born in Germany while his father served in the US Army...Ran on same club track team in high school as Adrian Peterson, the Texas Mustangs...Aspires to work in the sports performance field following his playing career...Enjoys golfing and cooking when away from football…Economics major was on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in 2007.

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2011 (10/1), 2012 (4/0). Total- 14/1.

  • • Started 1st career game vs. New Orleans (12/18/11) at nickel. 
  • • Ran on same club track team during high school as Adrian Peterson, the Texas Mustangs.  

OFF THE FIELD Born in Germany while his father served in the US Army...Ran on same club track team in high school as Adrian Peterson, the Texas Mustangs...Aspires to work in the sports performance field following his playing career...Enjoys golfing and cooking when away from football…Economics major was on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in 2007.

PRO Provides depth in defensive backfield and on special teams...Played in 10 games and started 1 during rookie season...Selected #139 overall in 2011 by the Vikings...Is the 1st Utah player drafted by the Vikings since G Ed Ta’Amu in 2002.

2011 Saw action in 10 games with 1 start as a rookie and saw time in 10 games...Started 1st career game vs. New Orleans (12/18) as nickel back...Inactive for the opening 4 games of the season, suited up for 1st career game vs. Arizona (10/9), the 1st win of the Vikings season...Regular on special teams throughout season.

COLLEGE Elected to leave Utah after his junior season…Was on the Jim Thorpe Award Watch List entering the 2010 season…Saw action in 37 career games making 25 starts…Named 2nd-Team All-MWC as a CB during his junior campaign…Was a 2-year starter recording 18 career pass breakups which is tied for 9th place in Utah history…Started all 13 games as a junior in 2010…Set career highs in 2010 with 2 INTs and 51 total tackles…Appeared in 13 games making 12 starts during the 2009 season…In 2008 played in 11 games seeing most of his action on special teams…Redshirt in 2007.

PREP Attended Clear Creek High School in League City, TX…A 2-time team captain and All-District honors for his CB play as a junior and senior thanks to snagging 11 career interceptions…Was All-District return specialist during his final 3 seasons of high school…Returned 10 punts/kickoffs for TDs…Named Wildcats’ defensive player of the year as a junior…Lettered in track and was the district 200 meter champion as a junior…Qualified for the Junior Olympics in the 200 meters.