8  Brandon Burns
Brandon Burns
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbiana, Ala.

High School:
Shelby County

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 212

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L

JUNIOR Season (2008)
Recorded the fifth most tackles on the team with 69...had three straight games with nine tackles, and had a season high 12 tackles in The Herd's last game against Tulsa...grabbed one interception against Cincinnati...also contributed with 1.5 sacks and five pass breakups.

Prior to Marshall
Rated as a three-star prospect and one of the top-100 Junior College players in America by Scout.com...Tallied 70 tackles and three interceptions last season at Pearl River CC...Will have two years of eligibility remaining and enrolled at Marshall in the summer of 2008...was a standout prep player at Shelby County High in Alabama...was recruited by Southern Miss and Mississippi State, among others.