No. 6 Kansas State vs. Iowa State - AP Photos - 10/13/12
One of the fastest players on the team who has been a factor on both defense and special teams... Will look to retain his starting spot at cornerback while continuing to be a regular in the return game... Voted a player representative for the 2015 season.
2014 (Click Here for 2014 Game-by-Game Statistics): Started 12 games, finishing sixth on the squad with 55 tackles, tying for second with three interceptions and tallying seven pass breakups... Two of his interceptions came against Texas Tech to tie for the most in the Big 12 during the season and the seventh most in a game in school history... Carded a career-high eight tackles the next game at No. 11 Oklahoma and intercepted his third pass of the year in the end zone to halt a potential Sooner scoring drive... Had four games with six tackles, including against Kansas when he carded his first-career sack... Also excelled in the return game by averaging 30.7 yards on 12 kickoff returns, ranking third in the Big 12 in average... Returned a kickoff 86 yards for a touchdown against Oklahoma State, pushing K-State’s kickoff-return touchdown streak to a national best 10-straight seasons... Also totaled 105 kickoff-return yards on three attempts against Stephen F. Austin, while he had a 65-yard return against Kansas. 2013 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Played in 12 games... Tallied kickoff coverage tackles against Oklahoma State and Baylor... Also returned five kickoffs for 66 yards.
2012 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Saw time in 12 games, leading the team with 10 special teams tackles... Also made one defensive stop to give him 11 total tackles... Had two tackles against Miami, West Virginia and Texas Tech, while he carded one in five other games.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Trinity Academy under head coach Tyler Ryan... A three-time all-league pick at both defensive back and running back... A two-time all-metro selection... Rushed for 2,700 yards and 36 touchdowns over his final two seasons... Also a state champion in track at 100m, 200m and 400m and a member of the state-champion basketball squad.
PERSONAL: Morgan Scott Burns was born May 19, 1993, in Overland Park, Kansas... Son of Brad and Greta Burns... Has three siblings, Chandler, Tyler and Ashley... Tyler signed with K-State in 2015.