BURNETT'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER BURNETT'S WSU CAREER PERSONNEL
Height / Weight:
5-10 / 207
Coached by Mike Collins at Claremont High, where he was a teammate of Isaac Brown, who also signed with WSU...during SOPHOMORE year named to the All-Baseline League second team, rushing for 610 yards in just three games...scored seven touchdowns...as a JUNIOR rushed for 2,010 yards and scored 29 touchdowns while earning all-league, All-CIF and All-State first team honors...prep All-American for underclassmen...team's MVP and offensive player of the year...SENIOR year received five votes in the Long Beach P-T's Best in the West poll...picked by the Tacoma News Tribune to their Western 100 team (number 13 RB)...a prep All-America pick by the National Recruiting Center...named to Super Prep Magazine's All-America (number 36 RB) and All-Far West (33) teams...all-league first team and league MVP...All-CIF, Inland Valley and LA Times first team pick...Cal Hi Sports All-American first team...Prep Star Magazine All-American...racked up 2,616 yards rushing and rushed for 27 touchdowns for 9-3 Claremont...top prep rushing total in California...also caught 33 passes, including six for touchdowns...averaged 10.7 yards per carry...rushed for more than 5,000 yards in his career (including three varsity games as a sophomore)...set every school rushing and receiving record.
Deon A. Burnett...born 5-15-81 at Los Angeles...parents Carmen and Marvin Burnett...one brother Anthony...likes to lift weights...participated in several high school and community programs, including Young Life, Christians on Campus, Black Student Union and Renaissance.
RUSHING: G/GS TCB YG YL NYG AVG TD LG 1999 12/10 209 1059 85 974 4.66 12 73 RECEIVING: G/GS PC YDS TD LG 1999 12/10 23 220 0 48
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