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Prescott Burgess biography

Date of birth : 1984-03-06
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Warren, Ohio, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-27
Credited as : Football player NFL, offensive linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Prescott Burgess is an American football offensive linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.


o Led the Ravens with a career-high 34 special teams tackles in 2009
o Has 41 career special teams stops
o Recorded his first-career tackle from scrimmage vs. Det. (12/13/09)

Pro Career:

2009: (with New England/Baltimore - 13/0, 2/0) Led the Ravens with a career-high 34 special teams tackles, including 18 solo, in 11 games with Baltimore...Also netted 2 tackles from scrimmage...Was traded to the Patriots on 9/22 (played in two games with NE), but was then waived by New England and then re-signed by the Ravens on 10/6...Tied for the team lead (RB Jalen Parmele) with 3 special teams tackles in the 31-7 victory in game 14 vs. Chi. (12/20)...Also saw action from scrimmage for a defense that tied a franchise record by forcing 6 turnovers and holding QB Jay Cutler to a Ravens’ franchise record- low 7.9 QB rating against the Bears...Led the team with 4 special teams tackles and played from scrimmage, netting 2 tackles (first-career tackles from scrimmage) as part of a defense that forced 2 turnovers and held the Lions out of the end zone in the 48-3 victory in game 13 vs. Det. (12/13)...Tied for the team lead with a career-high 5 special teams tackles in the 30-7 victory in game 7 vs. Den. (11/1).

2008: (with Baltimore - IR) Was placed on Injured Reserve on 8/11 with a shoulder injury.

2007: (with Baltimore - 8/0) Posted 7 special teams tackles before being placed on Injured Reserve (11/14) with a hip injury.


o Four year letter-winner, who started at OLB his last two seasons at Michigan
o Saw action in 46 games, starting 20
o He recorded 171 tackles (102 solo) with 4 sacks (-34 yards) and 10.5 TFL (-79 yards)
o Also tallied 2 FFs, 2 FRs, 10 PD and 4 INTs, including 1 for a TD
o Named an All-Big Ten Conference honorable mention honoree his final 2 years (2005-06)
o Part of a 2006 team that set the Michigan season record for fewest rushing yardage allowed (43.4 ypg.), breaking the previous mark of 65.8 yards per game by the 1971 Wolverines
o Average was the lowest in a season by a Division 1-A team since the 1993 University of Arizona squad (30.1 yards per game on the ground)
o All-Big Ten Conference honorable mention as a senior
o Co-recipient of Michigan's Outstanding Defensive Contributor Award
o All-Big Ten Conference honorable mention as a junior
o Was a general studies major, enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at Michigan


#Attended Warren G. Harding (Warren, OH) HS
#Heralded prep player who received a number of awards
#Named a 2002 Riddell Footwear honoree and was a CNN/, G&W Recruiting Report and The All-American selection
#Named to Tom Lemming’s 2003 Super Team and was an All-State first-team choice as a junior and senior
#Rated the second-best DB in the nation by College Football News and ranked third among the nation’s LBs and the third-best overall player in the Midwest by SuperPrep
#Ranked second among the country’s safeties on the Prep Football Report and was listed as the best safety in the nation by
#G&W Recruiting Report rated him the second-best defensive player in the nation, top DB and best player in the Midwest
#Named to PrepStar’s Dream Team Top 100 list and was selected to play in the 2003 U.S. Army All-American Bowl
#A hand injury limited Burgess to 33 tackles as a senior, but he collected 192 career stops (108 solo)
#Also lettered in basketball, averaging 17 points and 12 rebounds per game as a junior
#Full name: Prescott Ennis Burgess.

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