Bobby Burnett
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Bobby Burnett
Bobby Burnett
No. 21
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born:(1943-01-04)January 4, 1943
Clinton, Arkansas
Died:October 1, 2016(2016-10-01) (aged 73)
Marion, Illinois
Career information
College:Arkansas
NFL Draft:1966 / Round: 10 / Pick: 152
AFL draft:1966 / Round: 4 / Pick: 33
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts-yards:237-871
Receptions-yards:45-533
Touchdowns:8
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Bobby Clell Burnett (January 4, 1943 - October 1, 2016) was a college and professional American football player.[1]

Originally a halfback from the University of Arkansas, Burnett in 1966, his first year with the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League (AFL), had a combined total of 1,185 yards rushing and receiving, with over 12 yards per catch and 4 touchdowns on 34 receptions.[1] He had 766 yards on 187 rushes, with 4 rushing touchdowns. He was that year's AFL Rookie of the Year, and was also selected to the 1966 AFL All-Star team.[1] He died of pancreatic cancer on October 1, 2016.[2]

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Joe Namath
American Football League Rookie of the Year
1966
Succeeded by
George Webster & Dickie Post



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