Bobby Clell Burnett (January 4, 1943 – October 1, 2016) was a college and professional American football player. Originally a halfback from the University of Arkansas, Burnett in 1966, his first year with the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League (AFL), had a combined total of 1,185 yards rushing and receiving, with over 12 yards per catch and 4 touchdowns on 34 receptions.Bobby Burnett NFL & AFL Football StatisticsPro-Football-Reference.com
Retrieved on April 10, 2010.
He had 766 yards on 187 rushes, with 4 rushing touchdowns. He was that year's AFL Rookie of the Year, and was also selected to the 1966 AFL All-Star team. He died of pancreatic cancer on October 1, 2016.http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2016/oct/03/burnett-star-hog-dies-at-73-20161003/?f=sports#/

See also

*List of American Football League players


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