2017 NFL Draft

Trey Burton, WR

School: Florida  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Venice, FL
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 224 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
A versatile player that appeared in 50 games and started 29...Finished career with 720 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns on 141 carries and 107 catches for 976 yards and four touchdowns.
2013 Season
Voted a team captain for the season by his teammates...Moved to wide receiver full time after playing multiple positions his first three years...Ranked third on the team with 38 receptions for 445 yards with one touchdown...Led the team in receiving yards twice (Toledo-69, Kentucky-66) and catches four times (Toledo-5, Kentucky-6, LSU-3, Vanderbilt-6)...Had a touchdown catch against Kentucky, his eighth-career score against the Wildcats.
2012 Season
Appeared in 12 games, starting four (Texas A&M, Tennessee, Georgia, Missouri)...Rushed for 166 yards on 24 carries and had 164 yards on 17 receptions...Had three touchdowns (two rushing, one receiving)... Averaged 6.9 yards per rush and 9.6 yards per catch...Was 3-for-4 in passing for four yards, mostly out of the Wildcat formation...Had three rushes for 91 yards and two touchdowns against Tennessee...His 80-yard rushing touchdown against Tennessee is the eighth-longest rushing play in school history...Named the Gators' Offensive Player of the Game against Tennessee and South Carolina.
2011 Season
Appeared in all 13 games and started seven...Totaled 125 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns on 37 carries and caught 19 passes for 149 yards and one touchdown...Completed four passes on six attempts for 16 yards, mostly out of the Wildcat formation...Carried the ball six times on his way to a season-high 46 rushing yards and one touchdown in a win over UAB...Joined teammate Chris Rainey as the only Gators to score a rushing and receiving touchdown in the same game in 2011 when he carried the ball four times for three yards with one touchdown and caught four passes for 38 yards and one touchdown in a victory over Tennessee...Had six carries for 33 yards and one touchdown, marking the third-consecutive game Burton had scored, the longest such streak of his career...Tallied seven yards on five carries and 14 yards on three catches against top-ranked LSU...Caught a season-high tying four passes for 23 yards, had two rushes for five yards and completed an eight-yard pass at Auburn...Had three receptions for 41 yards, along with 11 rushing yards on four attempts in the win against Vanderbilt...Added two special teams tackles, one each against Tennessee and LSU...Carried the ball four times for 23 yards in the Gator Bowl vs. OSU.
2010 Season
Named to the 2010 SEC All-Freshman Team and was named SEC Freshman Player of the Week twice during the 2010 season...Also earned a place on the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll...Saw action at QB, FB, TE, WR and on kickoff coverage...Started 11 games...Had a team-high 11 rushing touchdowns on 75 carries and gained 349 yards (4.7 avg.)...Led Florida with 12 total touchdowns and scored over a fourth of the team's TDs (12 out of 45)...Was one of only four true freshmen to start in 2010...Led the nation in touchdowns scored in a single game with six against Kentucky...Tied for eighth in the SEC with 11 rushing touchdowns...Ranked second on the Gators with 32 receptions for 210 yards (6.6 avg.) and one TD...Was third on the team in rushing, with 75 rushes for 349 yards (4.7 avg.) and 11 TD...Ranked third in Florida history for total freshman touchdowns in a season (14: Jabar Gaffney; 13: Emmitt Smith) and second in Gator history for total freshman rushing touchdowns in a season (13: Emmitt Smith).Recorded two rushes and two receptions for a combined 24 yards in the Outback Bowl against Penn State...Had nine carries for 31 yards and one reception for six yards against Florida State, while starting his first game at quarterback...Recorded eight rushes for 56 yards and a three-yard touchdown run, along with one reception for three yards against Appalachian State...Had three receptions for 29 yards against South Carolina, while also completing a career-long 15-yard pass to Jordan Reed...Had six carries for 30 yards against Vanderbilt...Scored two rushing touchdowns against Georgia, including a one-yard scamper in the first quarter to put the Gators up 21-7, and a career-high 51-yard breakaway run to put the Gators ahead, 31-24...Recorded career highs in carries (17) and rushing yards (110) against Georgia, while also contributing 35 receiving yards...Accounted for a career-high 145 all-purpose yards against the Bulldogs...Recorded then-career highs in rushing yards (43), longest rush (16), and tied his career high in receptions (five) against Mississippi State...Started at wide receiver against LSU and had nine rushes for a team-high 36 yards and a touchdown, and three receptions.Started at wide receiver against Alabama and had four receptions for 33 yards, including a career-long 21-yard reception, and four carries against Alabama...Started at tight end against Kentucky and scored six touchdowns (5 rushing, 1 receiving), setting a new Florida record and becoming only the fourth player in SEC history to score 36 or more points in a single game...Burton is tied for second in SEC history with points scored in a single game...The last player in conference history to score six touchdowns was Cadillac Williams in the Auburn vs. Mississippi State game in 2003...The previous UF freshman record was 24 points, set by DeShawn Wynn against Florida A&M in 2003...Completed first career passing attempt, a 42-yard completion to Omarius Hines...Scored on six of 10 touches against Kentucky...Started at wide receiver against Tennessee and scored a rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter...With a two-yard rush against Miami University, became the first true freshman quarterback to score on opening day since 2007, when Cam Newton had a four-yard rush against Western Kentucky...Scored on his first snap at quarterback.
High School
Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com and the No. 18 dual-threat quarterback in the country...Led Venice to a 9-2 record as a senior...Passed for 1,876 yards with 18 touchdowns and only one interception and rushed for 821 yards with 22 touchdowns in 2009...Completed 80 of 133 pass attempts for 1,399 yards and 12 touchdowns, along with 919 rushing yards and 24 touchdowns as a junior...Was named to the 2008 FSWA 5A All-State First-Team and named the Team MVP and All-Area first-team...Followed that by earning FSWA 5A All-State First-Team honors again in 2009...Threw for 1,318 yards with 13 touchdowns and rushed for 708 yards and nine touchdowns in 2007 as a sophomore...Chose Florida over USF, West Virginia, Miami and FSU...Coached by John Peacock.

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