Chris Burnett Position: Defensive Line
Class: Freshman
Height: 6-2
Weight: 267
High School: Liberty-Bedford H.S.
Hometown: Blue Ridge, Va.
photo         Was named to preseason All-America teams by Tom Lemming, PrepStar, and SuperPrep prior to his senior season ... Played fullback and defensive tackle ... Rushed for over 900 yards and scored seven touchdowns as a senior ... Added 89 tackles and 15 sacks on defense ... Rushed for 127 yards against Staunton River ... Finished his junior year with 65 tackles and over 200 yards rushing ... Posted four sacks in a game against Brookville ... Earned first-team Group AA all-state honors from the state coaches ... Was a second-team selection by The Associated Press ... Rated the No. 50 player in the Mid-Atlantic Region by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... Picked the No. 20 player in Virginia by The Roanoke Times and the No. 21 player by SuperPrep ... A two-time all-district pick ... Named first-team All-Region III as a senior ... Lettered four seasons for Coach Scott Abell ... Also lettered as a pitcher in baseball and a weight man in track ...

Personal: Christopher William Burnett ... Born 11/2/83 in Roanoke, VA ... Son of Dennis and Wanda Burnett.