Could Pittsburgh Have a Holmes Jr?: The Read Up On Joe Burnett

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Published: April 20, 2009

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... teams to a whole new level.
He started four seasons for UCF and excelled as a defensive back and return man.
In 2008, he had 44 tackles and four interceptions for 104 yards.
NFL Draft guru Mike Mayock said "Joe Burnett is a very good player." and then handed  Burnett the Golden Corral "Best Value" among corner backs during the NFL Network's coverage of the Combine.
I also feel Burnett can be a strong performer in nickel coverage and as a kick/punt returner. At the Combine, Burnett ranked among the top corner back performers in the bench press, 60-yard shuttle and cone drill.
He also excelled during the individual pass coverage drills.
Although smaller than most teams would like in a starter, Burnett could be a very good fit in the Steelers return game.
Burnett completed his UCF career as the school's record holder in numerous major categories including 16 career interceptions and 1,304...

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