Brian Burns – 2019 NFL Draft Prospect Profile

Brian Burns



Position College Jersey Number Class Scheme
DE Florida State 99 JR

Measurements (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

Listed Height Listed Weight Listed 40 Time Combine Height Combine Weight Arm Length Hand Size
6'4 230 N/A

Combine Results (* Denotes Pro Day or Personal Workout Numbers):

40 Time Vertical Broad Bench 3-Cone Short Shuttle




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


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