2008 (Freshman): Played in 48 games starting 34 ... Batted .331 with seven doubles, six home runs, 21 RBI and scored 28 runs ... In league action, played in 26 games starting 22 ... Batted .371 with four doubles, five home runs, 16 RBI and 19 runs scored ... Went 3 for 4 against Arkansas State with one RBI ... Against Vanderbilt went 3 for 3 with one double and scored two runs ... Recorded a stellar weekend against Florida International going 6 for 13 with two doubles, two home runs, eight RBI and scored five runs ... Followed by a 3 for 4 day against Tennessee with a double, home run and two runs scored ... Against Troy went 2 for 5 with a home run, two RBI and scored two runs ... Went 2 for 4 with a double and run scored against Western Kentucky.
High School: An All-District shortstop for Oakland High School in Murfreesboro, ... A four-year starter for coach Mack Hawks and the Patriots ... Batted .391 as a junior and .452 in the summer of 2006 for the Murfreesboro Patriots ... Was an All-Region and All-District selection as a junior and senior ... Named All-Region MVP and All-District MVP in 2007... As a senior batted .409 with a 9-1 record on the mound ... A multi sport athlete who served as the quarterback and punter for the football team ... Garnered All-Region honors as a punter in 2005.
Personal: Tyler Wade Burnett ... Son of Steve Burnett and Audra Hillhouse ... Born May 9, 1989 ... Majoring in business administration.