Skyhawk Football | Robert Burleigh
|Height/Weight||6-5 - 325 lbs.|
2017: College Sports Madness Preseason FCS All-American…Lindy’s Sports FCS Preseason All-American…Preseason All-OVC selection…College Sports Madness Ohio Valley Preseason All-Conference first team.
2016: Named to All-OVC first team…Played and started in all 12 games for the Skyhawks on the offensive line…Held responsible for just one sack on the season…Graded out at 84 percent or better all season…Responsible for 42 knockdowns…Was part of an offensive line unit that conceded only 15 sacks for the entire season…Helped an offensive line which led the OVC with a 4.79 sacks per dropback percentage…Skyhawk offense ranked 24th nationally and first in the OVC in sacks allowed per game at 1.25…Helped block for an offense that generated 43 touchdowns and 384.2 yards of total offense per game.
2015: Played and started in all 11 games on the offensive line… Was part of an offensive line unit that conceded only 10 sacks for the entire season, ranking second in the OVC and eighth in the country…The line posted a league-best 2.27 dropbacks per sacks percentage…Led the league and ranked fifth in the nation in tackles for loss allowed at 3.91 per game…Helped block for an offense that generated 50 touchdowns and averaged 456.6 yards of total offense per game.
2014: Saw action in 11 games on the offensive line…Was part of an offensive line unit that conceded only 21 sacks for the entire season…Helped block for an offense that generated 42 touchdowns and averaged 427.0 yards of total offense per game.
BEFORE UTM: Played for head coach Jerry Hayes at South Side High School, where he was a two-year starter…Was named first team All-District 14-AA his junior and senior years…Named to Murphy Fair Class 4-A all-state preseason team and Jackson Sun All-West Tennessee…Named the Bancorp South Player of the Week against McNairy County…Played in the Toyota East-West All-Star Classic and was also invited to play in the North vs. South All-Star Game…Had 41 tackles, eight tackles for loss, one sacks, three quarterback hurries and two forced fumbles during his senior season…Had 43 tackles and four tackles for loss during his junior season.
PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 3, 1995…Son of Susan Cunningham…Majoring in health and human performance.