Career Honors: 2012: Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors. 2011: Named to the team's Dean's List and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during spring semester. 2010: KU Compete Team Player of the Week vs. Texas A&M, KU Special Teams Player of the Week vs. NDSU. 2009: KU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week vs. Missouri.
2012 (Sr.): Did not see any game action.
2011 (Jr.): Did not see any game action.
2010 (So.): Named KU offensive compete team player of the week vs. Texas A&M... Named KU special teams compete player of the week vs. North Dakota State... Saw action on special teams during the season.
2009 (Fr.): Named KU offensive scout team player of the week vs. Missouri.
High School: Was a three-year letterwinner at Air Academy... Played running back and cornerback... Was an all-state first-team pick by Prep Colorado as a senior... Was a two-time first-team all-area selection... Played baseball and basketball... Competed in speech and debate... Was academic all-state in football, speech and debate and baseball.
Personal: Born in High Point, N.C... Major is political science... Would like to travel and attend graduate school... Son of Ron and Andrea Burton... Has two brothers and one sister... Father played football at North Carolina and in the NFL... Brother Ronald plays baseball at Pacific.