Victor Burnett
    Victor Burnett


    Los Angeles, Calif.

    High School:
    Culver City

    Last College:

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 231




    Saluki linebacker Victor Burnett triumphs over adversity

    Support from head coach Dale Lennon was pivotal in Burnett's comeback.


    Football to hold annual Spring Game on Friday

    Spring Game will begin at 7 p.m. at Saluki Stadium and is free to the public.


    Defense steps up in Football's second fall scrimmage

    Both sides limited big plays in Saturday's scrimmage.


    Both sides produce big plays in first fall scrimmage of the year

    MyCole Pruitt caught five passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns.


    Dale Lennon unveils new helmets at Football Media Day

    Salukis will switch to an all-black helmet in 2012.

    2014 (Senior)
    2014 Game-by-Game
    Played in 11 games and started eight...Made 26 tackles...Had four sacks...Intercepted a pass in a win at No. 14 Eastern Illinois...Recorded six quarterback hurries...Had sacks in three-straight games (@PUR, vs. WIU and vs. USD)...Had a season-high four tackles at North Dakota State.

    2013 (Junior)
    Missed the entire season due to injury.

    2012 (Sophomore)
    2012 Game-by-Game
    Played in the first five games before suffering a season-ending knee injury against Indiana State...Recorded a season-high three tackles against Missouri State.

    Prior to SIU
    Redshirted in 2010 at the University of Washington...Did not play in 2011.

    High School
    A First-Team All-Ocean League selection...Set a school record for career tackles with 42...Credited with 94 tackles as a senior, when he missed four games due to injury...Led team to a 9-2 record and an Ocean League title as a senior...Team went to the first round of the CIF Southern Section Western Division playoffs...Helped Centaurs to Ocean League title all three years...Set a school record with 149 tackles as a sophomore...Broke that mark as a junior, notching 182 tackles, including 10 sacks...All-CIF-SS Western Division first-teamer as a junior...First-Team All-Ocean League as a sophomore and junior...Team went 11-1 his sophomore season and 8-4 his junior year...Participated in the ESPNRise Gridiron Kings event prior to senior season...Listed by Tom Lemming as the No. 14 inside linebacker in the nation prior to 2009 season...Rated as the No. 54 prospect in California by the Contra Costa Times "Cream of the Crop"...Listed as the No. 16 middle linebacker in the country and the No. 53 recruit in California by the No. 19 inside linebacker in the nation and No. 55 overall prospect in California by PrepStar all-region selection...Played for coach Jahmal White.

    Born July 31, 1992...Son of Beverly McNair and Victor Burnett, Sr...Majoring in journalism.