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Rob Burns

260 lbs.
Ashburn, Va.
Stone Bridge HS
High School / Club
Rob Burns - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

2015 – Appeared in all 12 of UVA’s games … moved from tight end to offensive tackle during the season due to a multitude of season-ending injury … saw most of his time on special teams … played tight end at No. 13 UCLA in the season opener. 2014 – Appeared in all 12 of UVA’s games … a key blocking component from the tight end position in the rushing game … made two catches for 11 yards … made a season-high eight yard catch at No. 21 BYU. 2013 – Appeared in all 12 of UVA’s games … made one start … first collegiate start was at Pitt … made first collegiate catch at North Carolina for no gain … key blocking component from the tight end position in the rushing game … helped UVA’s Kevin Parks become the first 1,000-yard rusher since 2004. 2012 – Appeared in one game … moved to tight end in fall camp … made collegiate debut at NC State … named UVA’s scout team player of the week for the NC State game. 2011 – Redshirted season … dressed for the William & Mary, Southern Miss, Idaho, Georgia Tech, NC State, Duke and Virginia Tech games, in addition to the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Auburn.

High School and Personal
Defensive end at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn … rated No. 16 in state by … ranked No. 79 DE in nation by … received a grade of 77 from … ranked No. 84 DE in nation by … three-star prospect according to,, and … selected to play in the inaugural Chesapeake Bowl his senior year … named to the All-Liberty District first-team as a senior … first-team all-district and all-county, and second-team All-Northern Region selection his junior season … tallied 62 tackles and a team-high eight sacks to help the Bulldogs advance to the 2009 AAA, Division 5 state championship game … started at TE for coach Mickey Thompson before switching to DE his junior season … three-sport athlete at Stone Bridge, also participating in track and lacrosse.