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24   Chris Burns
Chris Burns

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Wilmington, Pa.

High School:
Wilmington

Last College:
Pittsburgh

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 202

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
03/01/1990


11/21/2012

Senior Day As Football Hosts Central Michigan On Black Friday

Minutemen to honor first-ever FBS Senior Class prior to kick-off at Gillette Stadium.

11/14/2012

Minutemen Entertain Buffalo For Band Day At Gillette

UMass looks to keep building momentum following win at Akron

11/06/2012

Football Heads To Akron In Final Road Trip Of 2012 Season

Minutemen and Zips each looking for first MAC win.

10/31/2012

UMass Heads To MAC West Leader Northern Illinois

Minutemen and Huskies kick-off at 3:30 PM EST (2:30 PM CST)

10/24/2012

Football Closes Non-Conference Slate At Vanderbilt

Saturday's game to be televised on Fox Sports Net and NESN

09/01/2012

FB vs. UCONN

FB vs. UCONN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a redshirt senior in 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Saw action in six games ... Rushed for 20 yards on 14 carries averaging 3.3 yards per game ... Also made two catches for 13 yards ... Had 11 carries for 17 yards and two receptions for 13 yards at Connecticut (8/30).

As a redshirt junior in 2011:Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in four games making two tackles on special teams in 2011 ... Had a solo stop vs. Central Connecticut (10/8) ... Assisted on a tackle at Old Dominion (10/1) ... Also saw action at Richmond (10/29) and at Maine (11/12).

As a redshirt sophomore In 2010: Played in 12 of 13 games at Pittsburgh including BBVA Compass Bowl victory over Kentucky ... Carried 21 times for 49 yards ... Also had one catch ... Scored on a 4-yard touchdown run in win over Florida International (10/2).

As a redshirt freshman In 2009: Played in five games at Pittsburgh ...rushed for 29 yards on 11 carries for the year ... had a season-high 18 yards on five rushes in the opener against Youngstown State.

As a freshman In 2008: Redshirted as a true freshman at the University of Pittsburgh ... earned Pitt's Offensive Prep Player of the Year honor.

Before UMass: Prolific rusher widely considered the top running back in Pennsylvania...was a two-time member of The Associated Press Pennsylvania Class AA All-State Team...named first team all-state at running back as a senior after rushing for 2,234 yards on 257 carries (8.7 avg.) and scoring 38 total touchdowns...was a second-team all-state pick as a junior at cornerback...rated one of the country's top 15 running backs by Scout (No. 14) and Rivals (No. 15)...PrepStar All-American... SuperPrep All-Northeast Team...rated No. 22 on Scout's East Top 100 list...rushed for 4,043 career yards... established Wilmington Area records for single-season rushing yards (2,234), single-season touchdowns (38) and career TDs (71)...led all Lawrence County players in rushing yards, rushes and scoring his final two seasons...District 10 Region 3 Player of the Year...three-time all-region...WKBN-TV Player of the Year honoree...selected to play in the PSFCA East-West All-Star Game...led the Greyhounds to a three-year record of 36-5 (.878), including three trips to the District 10 playoffs, two district championships and two PIAA playoff berths...Wilmington went 13-2 his senior year, winning its second consecutive District 10 title and advanced to the PIAA Class AA semifinals...rated Pennsylvania's No. 8 prospect by Scout, No. 11 by Rivals and Keystone Recruiting, and No. 19 by SuperPrep...played under Coach Terry Verrelli...earned a combined 12 varsity letters at Wilmington Area, including four each in football, basketball and track...Class AA state champion in the long jump...District 10 champion in the 100 and 200 meters, long jump and 400-meter relay...All-District 10 in basketball...Bible Club leader.

Personal: Christopher Darnell Burns ... born March 1, 1990 ... son of Dan and Cindy Burns ... has two brothers and two sisters ... brother Derrick is a freshman defensive back at Pitt.

RUSHINGgattyardstdlongavg/cavg/g
2011 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2012 6 14 20 0 9 1.4 3.3
TOTAL 10 14 20 0 9 1.4 2.0


TOTAL OFFENSEgrushpasstotalavg/g
2011 4 0 0 0 0.0
2012 6 20 0 20 3.3
TOTAL 10 20 0 20 2.0


RECEIVINGgrecyardstdlongrec/gavg/cavg/g
2011 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 6 2 13 0 11 0.3 6.5 2.2
TOTAL 10 2 13 0 11 0.2 6.5 1.3


ALL PURPOSEgrushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2011 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2012 6 20 13 0 0 0 33 5.5
TOTAL 10 20 13 0 0 0 33 3.3


TACKLESguaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2011 4 1 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
2012 6 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 10 1 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0


SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Rush attempts: 11, at Connecticut, Aug 30, 2012
Rush yards: 17, at Connecticut, Aug 30, 2012 (11 carries)
Long rush: 9, at Connecticut, Aug 30, 2012
Receptions: 2, at Connecticut, Aug 30, 2012
Receiving yards: 13, at Connecticut, Aug 30, 2012 (2 receptions)
Long reception: 11, at Connecticut, Aug 30, 2012
Total offense attempts: 11, at Connecticut, Aug 30, 2012 (11 rush,0 pass)
Total ofense yards: 17, at Connecticut, Aug 30, 2012 (17 rush,0 pass)
All-purpose yards: 30, at Connecticut, Aug 30, 2012
Tackles: 1, at Old Dominion, Oct 01, 2011 (0-1); Central Connecticut, Oct 08, 2011 (1-0)


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