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2009 Football Roster

Brent Burnette

Class: r-Fr.
Position: QB
Height: 6-3
Weight: 209 pounds
Previous School: Maryville
Hometown: Maryville, TN

Honors: Earned the most improved strength training award for quarterbacks at the conclusion of spring drills.

2009: Played in eight games and had one start ... Had 74 total snaps on the season, including a high of 27 against Mississippi State ... Earned three winning grades from the coaching staff ... Completed 13 of 25 passes on the season for 160 yards and two touchdowns ... Broke his hand the last week of fall camp and missed the Clemson, Memphis, and Maryland games ... Played in his first collegiate game at North Texas but did not attempt a pass ... Made his first career start against Mississippi State and completed 7 of 15 passes for 48 yards ... Completed all three of his passes for 47 yards and a touchdown in win over WKU ... Completed his only pass attempt for 20 yards against FIU ... Rushed three times for 10 yards against Louisiana ... Saw limited action late against ASU and ULM ... Came off the bench for five plays in New Orleans Bowl win over Southern Miss and completed 2 of 3 passes for 45 yards and a touchdown.

2008: Took a redshirt year but did travel with the team to all road games.

High School: The 2007 4A Mr. Football winner for the state of Tennessee ... Won four straight state championships and compiled a perfect 60-0 record at Maryville ... Named the Tennessee Titans Best Back for the state of Tennessee and was tabbed the 2007 State Championship Most Valuable Player ... The Orlando Sentinel placed him on the All-Southern team and selected him as the player of the year in Tennessee ... Also named the Prep Xtra Offensive Player of the Year by the Knoxville News-Sentinel ... The team captain also earned Maryville Daily Times Player of the Year honors, region 3 4A Most Valuable Player accolades, while also earning TSWA All-State, all-region and all-county recognition ... Completed 228 of 325 passes as a senior for 3,522 yards, 38 touchdowns, and just seven interceptions ... Threw for 6,408 yards and 68 touchdowns during his career ... Owns nearly all the passing records at Maryville ... Lettered three years in football and two years in baseball ... Played for Coach George Quarles.

Full Name: Brent Thomas Burnette ... Parents: Tommy and Terri Burnette... Born: 10/5/89 ... Major: Undecided.

2009 Game-by-Game Stats