Kaelin Burnett #57
College: NevadaHeight: 6’3½”Weight: 234 lbsArm Length: N/AHand Size N/A
40 Yard Dash: 4.643 Cone Drill: 6.7020 Yard Shuttle: 4.30Bench Press: 20 repsVertical Jump: 34.5″Broad Jump: 129″
Kaelin Burnett is the brother of Miami Dolphins linebacker Kevin Burnett. Kaelin began his career playing outside linebacker at Nevada, but was moved to defensive end right before his senior season . He is obviously not your prototypical defensive end at 234 lbs, but did show case his agility and notched 48 tackles, 8 tackles for loss, and 5 sacks in his senior season.
Kaelin’s road to the NFL was not easy though. He had to overcome shoulder surgery in 2008 and a very serious hip injury he suffered during spring practice before his senior season at Nevada. “I went up in the air to knock down a screen pass,” Burnett said in an interview with Joe Santoro from examiner.com. “I got pushed in the air and landed on my hip.” this wasn’t an ordinary hip injury though. “They told me they