Aaron Burbridge

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Aaron Burbridge
No. 13
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1993-12-23) December 23, 1993 (age 25)
Detroit, Michigan
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Harrison
(Farmington Hills, Michigan)
College:Michigan State
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 6 / Pick: 213
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:7
Receiving yards:88
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Aaron Burbridge (born December 23, 1993) is a former American football wide receiver. He played college football at Michigan State, and was drafted in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.

Early years[edit]

Burbridge attended Harrison High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan. He was rated by Rivals.com as a four-star recruit and committed to Michigan State University to play college football.[1][2]

College career[edit]

As a true freshman at Michigan State in 2012, Burbridge played in 11 games with seven starts and recorded 29 receptions for 364 yards and two touchdowns.[3] He had 22 receptions for 194 yards as a sophomore in 2013 and 29 receptions for 358 yards and one touchdown as a junior in 2014.[4] Burbridge became Michigan State's number one receiver in 2015.[5][6][7] He was named the Big Ten wide receiver of the year in 2015.[8][9]

Professional career[edit]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Burbridge was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round, 213th overall, in the 2016 NFL Draft.[10][11]

On September 2, 2017, Burbridge was placed on injured reserve.[12]

On September 1, 2018, Burbridge was waived/injured by the 49ers and was placed on injured reserve.[13] He was released on September 12, 2018. He was re-signed to the practice squad on October 23, 2018.[14] He was released on November 1, 2018.[15]

Denver Broncos[edit]

On January 24, 2019, Burbridge signed a reserve/future contract with the Denver Broncos.[16] He announced his retirement from the NFL on July 17, 2019.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rivals.com". n.rivals.com.
  2. ^ "Recruiting: New commits Aaron Burbridge, Jermaine Edmonson address needs for Michigan State".
  3. ^ "Michigan State WR Aaron Burbridge: 'I'm gonna have a big year'".
  4. ^ "Couch: MSU's Aaron Burbridge low on time, still high on promise". Lansing State Journal.
  5. ^ "Aaron Burbridge turning heads, surprising coaches, NFL scouts". Lansing State Journal.
  6. ^ Burbridge emerges as Michigan State's top receiving target Archived December 8, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ ET, 2015 at 10:14p (September 15, 2015). "Aaron Burbridge stepping up for Michigan State". FOX Sports.
  8. ^ "MSU's Connor Cook and Aaron Burbridge named Big Ten's QB and WR of the year". MLive.com.
  9. ^ "MSU's Cook, Burbridge are Big Ten's QB, WR of the Year". Detroit News.
  10. ^ Fucillo, David (April 30, 2016). "2016 NFL Draft results: 49ers pick WR Aaron Burbridge with second 6th round comp pick". NinersNation.com.
  11. ^ "2016 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  12. ^ "49ers Cut Roster Down to 53 Players". 49ers.com. September 2, 2017.
  13. ^ "49ers Cut 21 Players, Get Roster Down to 53". 49ers.com. September 1, 2018.
  14. ^ "49ers Sign WR Aaron Burbridge to the Practice Squad". 49ers.com. October 23, 2018.
  15. ^ "49ers Announce Several Roster Moves ahead of Week 9". 49ers.com. November 1, 2018.
  16. ^ "Broncos sign WR Aaron Burbridge to futures contract". Broncos Wire. USA Today. January 24, 2019.
  17. ^ Alper, Josh (July 17, 2019). "Report: Aaron Burbridge retiring rather than reporting to Broncos camp". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.

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