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Adrian Burnette
Adrian Burnette

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bastrop, LA

High School:
Bastrop High School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 186

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
06/03/1979


2000: First team All-Conference USA... Caught a school-record 14 touchdown passes in 2000... Led C-USA in receiving yards per game and ranked 12th nationally; ninth in the nation and second in the league in catches per game... Ranked first in C-USA in TDs... Posted six 100-yard receiving days in 2000 and gained 90 yards or more twice... Scored touchdowns in nine of TU's 11 games with three scores in each of the last two games... Caught passes in 24 straight games and ranks fourth in Tulane history in receiving... Set career highs in catches (12 vs. Louisville) and receiving yards (191 vs. UL-Lafayette).

1999: Played in all eleven games, starting in ten of them ... Had 79 catches for 1,095 yards to rank in the top-25 nationally in those categories. His 79 catches is the second-best single-season effort in Tulane history, while his 1,095 yards ranks fourth. Scored seven TD's. Averaged 106.1 all-purpose yards per game. Had a great day against SMU when he scored three times. Caught at least seven passes in a game eight times.

1998: Played in 11 games as a reserve wide receiver ... Caught first career touchdown at Rutgers, a 71-yard catch and run ... Caught a 14-yard touchdown from Patrick Ramsey against USL ... Put Tulane ahead for good with a 22-yard touchdown catch against Houston ... Had 189 yards on eight catches, compared with 100 yards on nine grabs as a freshman ... Did not have a catch in Tulane's first four games ... Made lone start of season in the Liberty Bowl against BYU.

1997: Started four games at wide receiver ... Had nine receptions for 100 yards ... Made two catches each vs. Syracuse, East Carolina, Southern Miss ... First career reception was 30-yarder against Cincinnati, which proved to be longest of season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Bastrop High School, Bastrop, La. ... Four-year starter and two-time all-district selection ... Caught 133 career passes ... Had 23 receptions for 585 yards (a 24.5 average) and eight touchdowns as a senior ... Also started for three years in basketball ... Class president and student council president ... Honor student ... Coached by Robert Hunter.

PERSONAL: Adrian Terrell Burnette ... Born June 3, 1979 in Monroe, La. ... Son of Jesse and Charlestine Massey-Burnette ... Majoring in computer information systems.

Burnette's Career Receiving Stats

YEARG/GSNOYDSAVGTDLP/OPPONENT
199711/4910011.1030/Cincinnati
199811/1818923.6371/Rutgers
199911/1079109513.9772/Army
200011/1174107514.51450/ULL
Totals44/26170245915.82472/Army

1999 Game-By-Game

DATESTOPPONENTNOYDSAVGTD
9/6/99*at Southern Miss810713.40
9/11/99*SMU913615.13
9/18/99*ARMY512124.20
10/2/99*at Syracuse79213.10
10/9/99*at Ole Miss6386.30
10/16/99*UL LAFAYETTE913615.10
10/23/99*at East Carolina11212.00
10/30/99*MEMPHIS88010.01
11/6/99*at Houston1016616.61
11/13/99at Navy9869.52
11/20/99*UAB710114.40

2000 Game-By-Game

DATESTOPPONENTNOYDSAVGTD
9/2/2000*at Ole Miss610016.71
9/16/2000*at East Carolina11717.01
9/23/2000*at SMU89111.42
9/30/2000*CINCINNATI610217.01
10/7/2000*at UL-Lafayette1119117.41
10/14/2000*SOUTHERN MISS4399.70
10/21/2000*at Army78211.70
10/28/2000*at Louisville1212210.21
11/4/2000*HOUSTON611218.71
11/11/2000*NAVY69716.23
11/18/2000*MEMPHIS712217.43