Biography: Three-year starter who finished with 41 tackles/3 interceptions/2 pass breakups as a senior after posting junior totals of 36/1/6.
Positives: Zone cornerback who is best facing the action. Effectively diagnoses plays, stays with receivers from their breaks and shows a nice move to the ball.
Negatives: Does a lot of face guarding in man-to-man coverage. Slow to react. Average burst to the ball.
Analysis: Burden was a consistent cornerback for Kentucky, but he has poor speed and athleticism for a defensive back. He offers adequate size and could be effective in a zone system if he stands out on special teams this summer.
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