Hurricane receiver has missed two seasons
Hurricane also has seven honorable mention and four all-freshman team selections
Tulsa hosts Explosive Fresno State on Saturday
September 4, 2012
MRI results show torn ACL
Tulsa - A two-year letterwinner and returning starter . . . has played in 24 career games and has 13 starts . . . made the move to receiver from the secondary in the fall of 2010 . . . moved into the starting lineup at the receiver position in 2011 . . . 2011 - Ranked second on the team with 54 receptions for 850 yards and had a team-best nine touchdown receptions . . . had three 100+ receiving yard games . . . had a career-best 146 yards and one TD on 10 receptions against Marshall . . . his first career 100+ receiving game came against North Texas in the fifth game of the year when he totaled 101 yards on six catches . . . totaled four receptions for 113 yards and one TD against BYU in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl . . . totaled 72 yards on 4 four receptions against Rice . . . totaled three receptions for 68 yards and two touchdowns against #7 OSU . . . had seven catches for 94 yards and two TDs at Tulane . . . saw his first start collegiate start at #1 Oklahoma and caught three passes for 68 yards, including a 56-yard TD . . . 2010 - Played in nine games . . . saw playing time mostly on special teams . . . was credited with five tackles and one fumble recovery . . . his fumble recovery came against Notre Dame on a fumbled Irish punt . . . 2009 - Played in one game . . . saw action against Sam Houston State . . . totaled two tackles, including one stop for -1 yard, and forced one fumble . . . 2008 - Was one of several freshmen to sit out the season due to red-shirt status . . . Overall - Poised to have a big season . . . plays tough and physical . . . . had a good spring . . . has a great work ethic . . . an extremely intelligent player . . . very football savvy . . . can be a dominant player in the league . . . can play multiple receiver positions in the Tulsa offense . . . has the ability to make the tough catch look easy . . . can adjust to the football.
High School - Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Moorestown High School . . . started at both receiver and defensive back . . . helped lead his team compile a 12-0 record and win the New Jersey Group 3 state title as a senior . . . was credited with 39 tackles and a team-high 11 interceptions as a senior . . . returned three of those interceptions for touchdowns . . . caught 32 passes for 672 yards and nine touchdowns his senior season . . . also returned a 92-yard punt and 65-yard kick-off for touchdowns . . . earned first-team Associated Press and The Star Ledger all-state merits . . . was named the South Jersey Defensive Player of the Year by the Philadelphia Inquirer . . . was named a Burlington County Times first-team all-county selection as a junior and senior . . . had 25 receptions for 435 yards and five touchdowns his junior season, while tallying five interceptions as well . . . also had two kick returns for touchdowns as a junior . . . as a sophomore, had 15 receptions for 250 yards and three TDs . . . high school coach was Russ Horton.
Personal - Favorite NFL team is the Philadelphia Eagles . . . lists "The Wire" as his favorite TV show . . . his favorite sports movie is Remember the Titans . . . favorite NFL player is Detroit Lions' receiver Calvin Johnson . . . lists the Philadelphia Phillies winning the 2008 World Series as his biggest sports thrill . . . has been involved in community events - Tulsa Tough, Feed the Starving Children and has done volunteer work at Grimes Elementary School . . . the person he would most like to meet, dead or alive, is Martin Luther King, Jr. . . . parents are Lem and Barbara Burnham . . . his father played in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles and his mother played basketball at Temple . . . has four older siblings . . . his brother, Lewis, played football at North Carolina . . . majoring in history . . . born April 3, 1990.
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