2019 NFL Draft Preseason Scouting Notes: Brian Burns, DE, Florida State

Basics:
College- Florida State
Position- DE
Jersey Number- 99
Class- JR
Measurements:
Height- 6’5
Weight- 231
Pros:
Has good edge rush size
Has good speed
A tackling machine
Has put up good sack  numbers
Has a non stop motor
Is in on every play
Does not give up on many plays
Gets good pressure on the QB
Is a good pass rusher
A defensive play maker
A difference maker on defense
A relentless defender
A ferocious defender
A hard hitter
Very powerful and physical
Gets a good push on the offensive line
Does not get pushed around that easily
Does a great job of bringing the ball carrier down behind the line of scrimmage for a loss
Uses his speed and strength to get through the offensive line in pursuit of the ball carrier
Cons:
Has issues with fast backs and QBs at times
While he has good speed he does not have elite edge rush speed but that does not hurt is game
Due to his size frame he will not be a full time 4-3 DE so he may have to switch to being a part time edge rusher or a 3-4 OLB
Career Stats:
Games Played: 26, Tackles: 72, Tackles For Loss: 19.0, Sacks: 11.0, Forced Fumbles: 4, Forced Fumbles: 1