Hank Burnine

Harold Henry "Hank" Burnine (born November 9, 1932) is a former American football end who played two seasons in the National Football League with the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the twelfth round of the 1955 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Missouri and attended Richmond High School in Richmond, Missouri.[1]

Hank Burnine
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Position:End
Personal information
Born:November 9, 1932 (age 86)
Henrietta, Missouri
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school:Richmond (MO)
College:Missouri
NFL Draft:1955 / Round: 12 / Pick: 140
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

College career

Burnine played for the Missouri Tigers from 1953 to 1955.[2] He led the NCAA in receptions with 44 and in receiving yards with 594 his senior year in 1955 while also earning All-American honors.[3] He recorded career totals of 75 receptions for 1,145 yards.[2] Burnine was team captain his senior season and also played in the Blue–Gray Football Classic and Senior Bowl. He won two track letters for the Tigers as a broad jumper.[3] He was inducted into the University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in 1993.[4]

Professional career

New York Giants

Burnine was selected by the New York Giants with the 140th pick in the 1955 NFL Draft. He played in one game for the Giants during the 1956 season.[1]

Philadelphia Eagles

Burnine played in fourteen games, starting seven, for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1956 to 1957.[1]

Personal life

Burnine was also a sergeant in the United States Army. He started selling life insurance during the college football offseason.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "HANK BURNINE". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved August 14, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "TIGERS ARE HEALED AND READY FOR BRONCOS". mutigers.com. September 12, 1999. Archived from the original on October 27, 2015. Retrieved October 26, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "Hank Burnine". reocities.com. Archived from the original on October 26, 2015. Retrieved October 26, 2015.
  4. ^ "ALL-AMERICANS" (PDF). grfx.cstv.com. p. 71. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 27, 2015. Retrieved October 26, 2015.

External links

1955 All-Big Seven Conference football team

The 1955 All-Big Seven Conference football team consists of American football players chosen by various organizations for All-Big Seven Conference teams for the 1955 college football season. The selectors for the 1955 season included the Associated Press (AP) and the United Press (UP). Players selected as first-team players by both the AP and UP are designated in bold.

1955 NFL Draft

The 1955 National Football League draft was held January 27–28, 1955 at the Warwick Hotel in New York City.

1956 Philadelphia Eagles season

The 1956 Philadelphia Eagles season was their 24th in the league. They failed to improve on their previous output of 4–7–1, winning only three games. The team failed to qualify for the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season.

1957 Philadelphia Eagles season

The 1957 Philadelphia Eagles season was their 25th in the league. They improved on their previous output of 3–8–1, winning six games. The team failed to qualify for the playoffs for the eighth consecutive season.

Hank

Hank is a male given name.

List of Missouri Tigers in the NFL Draft

This is a list of Missouri Tigers football players in the NFL Draft.

List of NCAA major college football yearly receiving leaders

The list of college football yearly receiving leaders identifies the major college receiving leaders for each season from 1937 to the present. It includes yearly leaders in three statistical categories: (1) receptions, (2) receiving yardage; (3) yards per reception; and (4) receiving touchdowns.

Eleven players have led the NCAA in one or more of these categories in multiple seasons. They are: Reid Moseley of Georgia (1944-1945); Hugh Campbell of Washington State (1960-1961); Vern Burke of Oregon State (1962-1963); Howard Twilley of Tulsa (1964-1965); Ron Sellers of Florida State (1967-1968); Jerry Hendren of Idaho (1968-1969); Mike Siani of Villanova (1970-1971); Steve Largent of Tulsa (1974-1975); Jason Phillips of Houston (1987-1988); Alex Van Dyke of Nevada (1994-1995); and Brennan Marion of Tulsa (2007-2008).

Since 1937, the NCAA record for receiving yards in a single season has been set or broken nine times as follows: Jim Benton of Arkansas in 1937 (814 yards); Hank Stanton of Arizona in 1941 (820 yards); Ed Barker of Washington State 1951 (864 yards); Hugh Campbell of Washington State in 1960 (881 yards); Vern Burke of Oregon State in 1962 (1,007 yards); Fred Biletnikoff of Florida State in 1964 (1,179 yards); Howard Twilley of Tulsa in 1965 (1,779 yards); Alex Van Dyke of Nevada in 1995 (1,854 yards); and Trevor Insley of Nevada in 1999 (2,060 yards).

During that same time, the record for receptions in a single season has been set or broken 13 times as follows: Jim Benton of Arkansas in 1937 (48); Hank Stanton of Arizona in 1941 (50); Barney Poole of Ole Miss in 1947 (52); Ed Brown of Fordham in 1952 (57); Dave Hibbert of Arizona in 1958 (61); Hugh Campbell of Washington State in 1962 (69); Larry Elkins of Baylor in 1963 (70); Howard Twilley of Tulsa in 1964 (95) and 1965 (134); Manny Hazard of Houston in 1989 (142); Freddie Barnes of Bowling Green in 2009 (155); and Zay Jones of East Carolina in 2016 (158).

List of Philadelphia Eagles players

This is a complete list of American football players who have played for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). It includes players that have played at least one game in the NFL regular season. The Philadelphia Eagles franchise was founded in 1933. The Eagles played in four pre-Super Bowl Era NFL Championships (1947, 1948, 1949 and 1960) winning three (1948, 1949 and 1960). They have also played in three Super Bowls (XV, XXXIX and LII), winning Super Bowl LII.

List of University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees

The list consists of inductees into the University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame.

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