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Deontay Burnett

Deontay Burnett

Wide Receiver

#80

Height: 6-0

Age: 20

Weight: 186 lbs

College: USC

Biography

Signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2018…appeared in 39 games with 17 starts over three seasons at Southern California…caught 152 passes for 1,897 yards and 16 touchdowns…his 152 career catches ranks 14th on the USC all-time receptions list.

As a junior (2017), saw action in all 14 games and made 12 starts...led the Trojans in receptions with 86 catches for 1,114 yards and nine touchdowns…his 86 receptions ranked third in the Pac-12…had five 100+ yard receiving games…caught nine passes for 121 yards and two touchdowns against Stanford (9/9)…posted a Cotton Bowl-record 12 catches for 139 yards against Ohio State in the Cotton Bowl (12/29)…named Phil Steele All-American fourth team, All-Pac-12 second team, AP All-Pac-12 first team, Athlon All-Pac-12 first team, Phil Steele All-Pac-12 first team and Pro Football Focus All-Pac-12 first team…named a semifinalist for the 2017 Biletnikoff Award…won USC’s Bob Chandler Award…as a sophomore (2016), appeared in 13 games with five starts…caught 56 passes for 622 yards and seven touchdowns…his 56 receptions were second-best on the team…returned four punts for 26 yards…also carried three times for 31 yards…caught 13 passes for 164 yards and a Rose Bowl record-tying three touchdowns against Penn State in the Rose Bowl (1/2/17)…named AP All-Bowl Team first team, ESPN All-Bowl Team first team and ESPN Pac-12 All-Bowl Team first team…as a freshman (2015), saw action in 12 games and caught 10 passes for 161 yards…earned a scholarship after walking on…majored in communications at Southern California.

High school/personal: attended Serra (Calif.) High School and was named 2014 South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay second team and All-Mission League first team as a senior…had 27 receptions for 545 yards and five touchdowns his senior season…@Deontay_Burnett on Twitter…born Deontay Burnett on Oct. 4, 1997 in Compton, Calif.

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