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Rex Burkhead

34
RB
Height: 
5-10

Weight:

210

Age

26
Nebraska
5 Years Pro

2016 Season

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  • yds344
  • avg4.6
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Burkhead, 26, is a veteran of four NFL seasons with Cincinnati after entering the NFL as a sixth-round draft pick (190th overall) out of Nebraska in the 2013 NFL Draft. The 5-foot-10, 210-pounder, has played in 42 NFL games with one start and has 87 rushing attempts for 375 yards and three touchdowns and 34 receptions for 288 yards with one touchdown. He also has 27 special teams tackles, including consecutive 10-plus tackle seasons with 11 in 2015 and 12 in 2016.

Videos

Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Rex Burkhead was signed by the New England Patriots as an unrestricted free agent from Cincinnati on March 14, 2017 ... Originally drafted by Cincinnati in the sixth round (190th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2016 (16/1 - Cincinnati)

  • Played in all 16 games with one start and accrued 74 rushing attempts for 344 yards (4.6 avg.) and two touchdowns. Also posted 17 receptions for 145 yards (8.5 avg.) and made 12 tackles on special teams.
  • Made his first career regular-season start at running back in the regular-season finale vs. Baltimore (1/1) and had career highs with 27 rushing attempts for 119 yards and two touchdowns.

2015 (16/0, 1/0 - Cincinnati)

  • Played in all 16 regular-season games as a reserve and registered four rushing attempts for 4 yards (1.0 avg.) and 10 receptions for 94 yards (9.4 avg.) and one touchdown. Also posted 11 special teams tackles.
  • Appeared as a reserve in the Wild Card game vs. Pittsburgh (1/9) and rushed once for 4 yards, caught one pass for 5 yards and made one special teams tackle.
  • Had one reception for a career-long 27 yards vs. Kansas City (10/4).
  • Tallied one reception for 5 yards and his first career regular-season touchdown vs. Pittsburgh (12/13).

2014 (9/0, 1/1 - Cincinnati)

  • Played in nine regular-season games as a reserve and registered nine rushing attempts for 27 yards (3.0 avg.) and a touchdown and seven receptions for 49 yards (7.0 avg.). Also made four special teams tackles.
  • Was inactive for seven games.
  • Made his first career start in the Wild Card playoff at Indianapolis (1/4) and had one rushing attempt for 23 yards and three receptions for 34 yards (11.3 avg.).
  • Tallied three rushing attempts for 14 yards and his first career touchdown in the win at Cleveland (12/14).

2013 (1/0, 0/0 - Cincinnati)

  • Played in one game as a rookie, seeing action on special teams at Baltimore (11/10). Did not accrue any statistics.
  • Was inactive for 15 regular-season games and for the Wild Card Playoff vs. San Diego (1/5).

COLLEGE

  • Played four seasons (2009-12) at Nebraska, with 44 games played and 22 starts, and amassed 3,329 career rushing yards and 30 touchdowns, including 14 games of 100 or more yards. Also scored five receiving touchdowns.
  • Earned first-team All-Big 10 honors in 2011. 
  • Injury affected him for a number of games as a senior in 2012, but he recorded a 6.9-yard average on his 98 rushes and completed one of the most successful all-around careers in program history.

PERSONAL

  • Attended Plano High School, earning first-team Class 5A All-State Associated Press honors as a senior, when he rushed for 1,762 yards and 28 touchdowns and had 42 catches for 594 yards and five scores.
  • Was named Ford Texas Class 5A Player of the Year in 2009 after rushing for 1,768 yards and 29 touchdowns as senior.
  • Earned first-team all-district honors in basketball as a junior and senior was part of the Class 5A state championship basketball team as a freshman
  • Earned repeated scholar-athlete awards throughout his career, including first-team CoSIDA Academic All-American in 2011 and ’12, and recognition as one of 15 National Football Foundation Scholar Athletes in ’12. 
  • Graduated from Nebraska in three and a half years with a history degree.
  • Serves as a board member for Team Jack Foundation, a charity that funds research for pediatric brain cancer.
  • Married to wife, Danielle.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
seasonteamggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
2016CIN161743444.6172171458.518011
2015CIN1604412010949.427111
2014CIN9092731017497150--
2013CIN10------------
TOTAL873754.3173342888.527122

Recent Games

rushingreceivingfumbles
wkopresultattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
17BALW 27-10271194.417222512.5130--
16@HOUL 10-1212423.5904256.3110--
15PITL 20-247324.61002189180--
14@CLEW 23-10945511016660--
13PHIW 32-148384.8160428710011
12@BALL 14-195295.81702199.5170--
11BUFL 12-16-----11414140--
10@NYGL 20-21------------
8WAST 27-27------------
7CLEW 31-174235.811011010100--
6@NEL 17-352168120-------
5@DALL 14-28------------
4MIAW 22-7------------
3DENL 17-29------------
2@PITL 16-24------------
1@NYJW 23-22------------

rushing

yearteamgattatt/gydsavgyds/gtdlng1st1st%20+40+fum
2016CIN16744.63444.621.52172331.1000
2015CIN1640.3410.3020-001
2014CIN9912733110111.1000
2013CIN1------------
TOTAL 42872.13754.38.93172427.6001

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2016CIN16171458.59.11800081
2015CIN1610949.45.92712040
2014CIN974975.41500030
2013CIN1----------
TOTAL 42342888.56.927120151

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2016CIN166114192603000
2015CIN16---------
2014CIN9---------
2013CIN1---------
TOTAL 426114192603000

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2016CIN1611-----0000
2015CIN1611-----0000
2014CIN9-------0---
2013CIN1-----------
TOTAL 4222-00000000

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2016CIN161385000-----
2015CIN161165000-----
2014CIN9514000-----
2013CIN10----------
TOTAL 42291514000000-0
There are no Log stats to display for the selected season.

rushing splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Baltimore Ravens2321484.617211
Buffalo Bills1------
Cleveland Browns213685.21105
Dallas Cowboys1------
Denver Broncos1------
Houston Texans112423.5901
Miami Dolphins1------
New England Patriots121681201
New York Giants1------
New York Jets1------
Philadelphia Eagles18384.81602
Pittsburgh Steelers27324.61003
Washington Redskins1------

rushing splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Outside Own Division1022964.41604
vs AFC Teams12663064.617221
vs NFC Teams48384.81602
vs Own Division6522484.817219

rushing splits - split by MONTH

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
December4361574.41609
January1271194.41729
November35295.81702
October46396.51203
September4------

rushing splits - split by STADIUM

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
AT&T Stadium1------
FirstEnergy Stadium194551103
Gillette Stadium121681201
Heinz Field1------
M&T Bank Stadium15295.81702
MetLife Stadium2------
NRG Stadium112423.5901
Paul Brown Stadium7462124.617216
Wembley Stadium1------

rushing splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Losses9261194.61707
Ties1------
Wins6482254.717216

rushing splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Mondays1------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)212423.5901
Sundays13623024.917222

receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Baltimore Ravens244411173-000
Buffalo Bills111414140-000
Cleveland Browns22168102-000
Dallas Cowboys1---------
Denver Broncos1---------
Houston Texans14256.3111-000
Miami Dolphins1---------
New England Patriots1---------
New York Giants1---------
New York Jets1---------
Philadelphia Eagles14287101-000
Pittsburgh Steelers22189181-000
Washington Redskins1---------

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division109677.4142-000
vs AFC Teams12131179187-000
vs NFC Teams44287101-000
vs Own Division68789.8186-000

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
December411777184-000
January122512.5132-000
November333311171-000
October411010101-000
September4---------

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
AT&T Stadium1---------
FirstEnergy Stadium116661-000
Gillette Stadium1---------
Heinz Field1---------
M&T Bank Stadium12199.5171-000
MetLife Stadium2---------
NRG Stadium14256.3111-000
Paul Brown Stadium710959.5185-000
Wembley Stadium1---------

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Losses99768.4183-000
Ties1---------
Wins68698.6135-000

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Mondays1---------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)24256.3111-000
Sundays13131209.2187-000

kick-returns splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Baltimore Ravens2---------
Buffalo Bills1236182601000
Cleveland Browns2---------
Dallas Cowboys1123232301000
Denver Broncos1240202101000
Houston Texans1---------
Miami Dolphins1---------
New England Patriots1115151500000
New York Giants1---------
New York Jets1---------
Philadelphia Eagles1---------
Pittsburgh Steelers2---------
Washington Redskins1---------

kick-returns splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Outside Own Division106114192603000
vs AFC Teams1259118.22602000
vs NFC Teams4123232301000
vs Own Division6---------

kick-returns splits - split by MONTH

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
December4---------
January1---------
November3236182601000
October4238192301000
September4240202101000

kick-returns splits - split by STADIUM

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
AT&T Stadium1123232301000
FirstEnergy Stadium1---------
Gillette Stadium1115151500000
Heinz Field1---------
M&T Bank Stadium1---------
MetLife Stadium2---------
NRG Stadium1---------
Paul Brown Stadium7476192602000
Wembley Stadium1---------

kick-returns splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Losses96114192603000
Ties1---------
Wins6---------

kick-returns splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Mondays1---------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2---------
Sundays136114192603000

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Baltimore Ravens2-----0
Buffalo Bills1------
Cleveland Browns2------
Dallas Cowboys1------
Denver Broncos1------
Houston Texans1------
Miami Dolphins1------
New England Patriots1------
New York Giants1------
New York Jets1------
Philadelphia Eagles111----
Pittsburgh Steelers2------
Washington Redskins1------

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division1011----
vs AFC Teams12-----0
vs NFC Teams411----
vs Own Division6-----0

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
December411----
January1-----0
November3------
October4------
September4------

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
AT&T Stadium1------
FirstEnergy Stadium1------
Gillette Stadium1------
Heinz Field1------
M&T Bank Stadium1------
MetLife Stadium2------
NRG Stadium1------
Paul Brown Stadium711---0
Wembley Stadium1------

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses9------
Ties1------
Wins611---0

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Mondays1------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2------
Sundays1311---0

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Baltimore Ravens20---0------
Buffalo Bills12110-0-----
Cleveland Browns22110-0-----
Dallas Cowboys10----------
Denver Broncos10----------
Houston Texans11100-0-----
Miami Dolphins10----------
New England Patriots1-000-0-----
New York Giants13210-0-----
New York Jets10----------
Philadelphia Eagles11010-0-----
Pittsburgh Steelers22110-0-----
Washington Redskins12200-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division109630-0-----
vs AFC Teams12743000-----
vs NFC Teams46420-0-----
vs Own Division6422000-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December42110-0-----
January10---0------
November35320-0-----
October44310-0-----
September42110-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
AT&T Stadium10----------
FirstEnergy Stadium10----------
Gillette Stadium1-000-0-----
Heinz Field12110-0-----
M&T Bank Stadium10----------
MetLife Stadium23210-0-----
NRG Stadium11100-0-----
Paul Brown Stadium7523000-----
Wembley Stadium12200-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses98530-0-----
Ties12200-0-----
Wins6312000-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays13210-0-----
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)21100-0-----
Sundays13954000-----
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