Southern Miss accumulated 654 total yards in the Golden Eagles' victory over the Owls.
2010 (r-Jr.): Played in all 12 games used primarily in special team roles ... Tallied six tackles, including two solos ... Had season-best three tackles versus East Carolina (10/9) ... Added a fumble recovery against Marsall (10/2) ... Registered a tackle against South Carolina (9/2), Prairie View (9/11) and Marshall ... 2009 New Orleans Bowl: Appeared in game but did not record a tackle ... 2009 (r-So.): Saw action in 12 games ... Missed the Alcorn State game with a back injury ... Played primarily in special teams and PAT roles ... Tallied one unassisted and one assisted tackle ... 2008 (r-Fr.): Played in 10 games ... Tallied two unassisted tackles and three assisted tackles ... Got season-best two stops against UL Lafayette (8/30) ... Saw extensive action on the special teams ... 2007 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Prep: Two-year, two-way starter for coach Ryan Herring at Shelby County HS ... Played offensive tackle and defensive end ... Helped lead Shelby County to an 8-4 record and an appearance in the second round of the state playoffs ... Named Class 5A All-State as a senior at defensive end ... Also an all-district and all-region performer on the offensive line ... Named all-district and all-region as a junior at both offensive line and defensive end ... Tallied 83 tackles, including 15 for loss and nine sacks ... As a junior, he helped lead Shelby County to a 6-5 record and an appearance in the first round of the state playoffs ... Two-star rating by Rivals.com ... Two-star rating by MagnoliaPreps.com ... Also participated in basketball, lettering one season ... Personal: Son of Gary and Mary Burns ... Majoring in general studies ... Born May 14, 1989.