Height /Weight: 6-5 / 215
Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga.
High School: Alpharetta HS
Major: Criminal Justice
At Delaware: Will enter fall as one three quarterbacks - along with Trevor Sasek and Tim Donnelly - looking to replace All American and CAA Player of the Year Pat Devlin...enters spring drills at No. 3 behind Sasek and Donnelly…outstanding passer with great size and agility...has quick release and great touch on throws to go with his strong arm...one of the team's tallest players at 6-5...completed 8 of 12 passes for 80 yards in spring game and threw a 20-yard scoring pass to Brian Brown…changed number from No. 2 to 8.
2010 Season: Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility...named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Year by coaching staff following the season...team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national title game under head coach K.C. Keeler.
High School: Played quarterback for head coach Jason Dukes at Alpharetta High School...completed 171 of 295 pass attempts (59 percent) for a school record 2,144 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior in 2008...led Fulton County in passing...served as team captain...earned a spot on the North Fulton All-Star team...finished his career No. 2 all-time at Alpharetta High School in total offense...was quarterback champion and 7-on-7 champion at the Rivals.com NUC Combine in Atlanta on March 8, 2009 and at Rivals.com Ultimate 100 Combine for the Southeast Region on June 21, 2009...rated as a top five quarterback at the Rivals.com Ultimate 100 National Top Prospect Camp on July 24, 2009...involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes…was recruited by several NCAA FBS programs.
Personal: Justin Michael Burns....criminal justice major at Delaware…career objective is to work in U.S. Military Special Forces and the FBI…son of Brent and Linda Burns…born June 20, 1992…mother was All-SEC tennis player at Alabama…both parents are Alabama graduates…has a younger sister...avid fisherman.