Chris Burnette
68 Chris Burnette
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
LaGrange, Ga.

High School:
Troup County

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 314

Position:
OG

Birthdate:
04/14/1991

Experience:
2VL

2013: Started all 13 games ... Part of an offense that ranked No. 2 in passing in the SEC and generated at least 23 points in 12 games and 400 yards in 12 games ... Named one of the team captains for the Florida game ... Named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week after he graded out at 82 percent with six dominator blocks and four knockdowns during Georgia's 34-31 overtime win at Tennessee ... Named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team ... Named a top 10 finalists for the 2013 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award ... Named recipient of the Copas Leadership Award ... Named to preseason watch lists for the Outland Trophy and Rotary Lombardi Award ... Named to Preseason Media Days All-SEC Second Team, Lindy's Preseason All-SEC Second Team, Athlon Preseason All-SEC Second Team and Phil Steele's Preseason All-SEC Third Team ... Serves as a football team representative on the UGA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) ... Recipient of the Davis Family Foundation Football Scholarship and the Robert E. Dicks, III Athletic Scholarship ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Appeared in 12 games making 12 starts - all at right guard ... Named one of the captains for the games against Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Florida and in the SEC Championship ... Missed the Auburn and Georgia Southern games with an injury ... Voted to the All-SEC Coaches' second team ... Named to Phil Steele All-SEC Second Team ... Recipient of the Davis Family Foundation Football Scholarship ... One of two UGA student-athlete representatives on the UGA Athletic Board ... Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for fall semester

2011: Started all 12 games in which he appeared missing the Ole Miss and Mississippi State games due to a knee injury ... Earned one of the team's David Jacobs Awards as a player who, by example, portrays courage, spirit, character and determination ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall semester ... Inducted into UGA's Student-Athlete Leadership Academy known as L.E.A.D (Leadership Education and Development) ... Recipient of the Davis Family Foundation Football Scholarship.

2010: Recipient of the Robert E. Dicks III Athletic Scholarship ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for spring and summer semesters.

2009: Member of the scout team while being redshirted ... Named to 2009 fall and summer Athletic Director's Honor Roll and earned Dean's List recognition for summer semester ... Recipient of Susan and Mark Tomlinson Scholarship.

High School: Troup County, coached by Bubba Jeter ... 2008 MaxPreps Medium School All-America Team ... PrepStar Top 100 Dream Team ... 2008 SuperPrep All-Dixie Team ... 2008 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia's Super 11, Super Southern 100, Georgia 150 and Class AAA All-State first team ... 2008 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAA All-State selection ... 2009 Rivals.com four-star prospect, Rivals 100 (81), offensive guard (3) and Georgia Postseason Top 75 (4 ... 2009 Scout.com three-star prospect ranked #9 in Georgia, #76 in the South, #147 in the nation, and #31 offensive guard ... UGASports 2009 Georgia Top 75 (5) ... Ranked #58 overall and #2 at OG in ESPNU 150 ... 2009 Athlon Consensus 100 (88) ... 2008 Georgia Football Magazine/Georgiafb.com All-State Phenoms first team ... 2009 U.S. Army All-American Bowl participant and named honorable mention for "best feet" award.

Personal: CHRIS BURNETTE ... Born April 14, 1991 ... Married the former Arielle Haynes in May 2013 ... Major: Finance.

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