Biography: Three-year starter who led Virginia in receiving as a senior with totals of 66 receptions/913 yards/3 TDs. Junior numbers included 58/799/5 after he posted 31/413/1 during his sophomore campaign.
Positives: Underrated wideout who?s very effective running after the catch. Displays a sense of timing, easily adjusts to the errant throw and makes the reception in stride. Sells routes, quick out of breaks and follows the quarterback across the field to make himself an available target. Nimble, agile and gets down to scoop up low throws. Elusive running after the reception and keeps the play inbounds working to pick up positive yardage. Knows where the sticks are on third down and gets past them. Always uses his frame to protect the pass.
Negatives: More quick than fast. Occasionally body catches rather than extending to grab the ball away from his frame. One-speed receiver who's not a downfield threat.
Analysis: Burd has shown consistent improvement in his game the past three seasons and possesses the skill set for a West Coast/timing offense.
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