Support from head coach Dale Lennon was pivotal in Burnett's comeback.
Spring Game will begin at 7 p.m. at Saluki Stadium and is free to the public.
Both sides limited big plays in Saturday's scrimmage.
MyCole Pruitt caught five passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns.
Salukis will switch to an all-black helmet in 2012.
Missed the entire season due to injury.
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.
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 scout.com...Rated the No. 19 inside linebacker in the nation and No. 55 overall prospect in California by Rivals.com...A PrepStar all-region selection...Played for coach Jahmal White.
Born July 31, 1992...Son of Beverly McNair and Victor Burnett, Sr...Majoring in journalism.
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