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Rex Burkhead

34
RB
Height: 
5-10

Weight:

210

Age

27
Nebraska
5 Years Pro

2017 Season

  • car30
  • yds116
  • avg3.9
  • tds0
stats

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.

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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

2017 (4/2)

  • Made his second career regular-season start and first as a Patriot while rushing three times for 15 yards and adding one catch for eight yards vs. Kansas City (9/7).
  • Made his second consecutive start at running back and set a career-high in receiving yards with 41 yards on three receptions, including a 19-yard touchdown reception from QB Tom Brady in the first quarter that put the Patriots on the scoreboard first in the win at New Orleans (9/17). Also rushed twice for three yards.
  • Was inactive due to injury vs. Houston (9/24), vs. Carolina (10/1), at Tampa Bay (10/5) and at N.Y. Jets (10/15).
  • Returned to action after missing four games and contributed with six carries for 31 yards as part of a rushing attack that totaled a season-high 162 yards on the ground, while adding a reception for 11 yards in the win vs. Atlanta (10/22). Also contributed on special teams with two special teams tackles.
  • Led the team in receptions, catching all seven of his targets for 68 yards, while rushing four times for 15 yards and adding a tackle on special teams in the victory over L.A. Chargers (10/29). The seven receptions for 68 yards were both career highs.

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
2017NE62301163.9140191769.319210
2016CIN161743444.6172171458.518011
2015CIN1604412010949.427111
2014CIN9092731017497150--
2013CIN10------------
TOTAL1174914.2173534648.827332

Recent Games

rushingreceivingfumbles
wkopresultattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
11@OAKW 33-85163.2404215.310010
10@DENW 41-1610363.6803279141--
8LACW 21-134153.8707689.7140--
7ATLW 23-76315.29011111110--
6@NYJW 24-17------------
5@TBW 19-14------------
4CARL 30-33------------
3HOUW 36-33------------
2@NOW 36-20231.52034113.7191--
1KCL 27-42315514018880--

rushing

yearteamgattatt/gydsavgyds/gtdlng1st1st%20+40+fum
2017NE63051163.919.3014620001
2016CIN16744.63444.621.52172331.1000
2015CIN1640.3410.3020-001
2014CIN9912733110111.1000
2013CIN1------------
TOTAL 481172.44914.210.23173025.6002

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2017NE6191769.329.31920080
2016CIN16171458.59.11800081
2015CIN1610949.45.92712040
2014CIN974975.41500030
2013CIN1----------
TOTAL 48534648.89.727320231

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2017NE6---------
2016CIN166114192603000
2015CIN16---------
2014CIN9---------
2013CIN1---------
TOTAL 486114192603000

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2017NE610-----0000
2016CIN1611-----0000
2015CIN1611-----0000
2014CIN9-------0---
2013CIN1-----------
TOTAL 4832-00000000

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017NE6330000-----
2016CIN161385000-----
2015CIN161165000-----
2014CIN9514000-----
2013CIN10----------
TOTAL 48321814000000-0

preseason

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
108/10/2017JAXL 31-2400------------
208/19/2017@HOUL 23-2711720-80350-221--
308/25/2017@DETW 30-2800------------
408/31/2017NYGL 40-3800------------
TOTAL 11720-80350-221--

regular season

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
109/07/2017KCL 42-2711315-14018-80--
209/17/2017@NOW 36-201123-20341-191--
309/24/2017HOUW 33-3600------------
410/01/2017CARL 33-3000------------
510/05/2017@TBW 19-1400------------
610/15/2017@NYJW 24-1700------------
710/22/2017ATLW 7-2310631-90111-110--
810/29/2017LACW 13-2110415-70768-140--
1011/12/2017@DENW 41-16101036-80327-141--
1111/19/2017@OAKW 33-810516-40421-10010
TOTAL 6230116-14019176-19210

rushing splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Atlanta Falcons16315.2902
Carolina Panthers0------
Denver Broncos110363.6803
Houston Texans0------
Kansas City Chiefs131551401
Los Angeles Chargers14153.8700
New Orleans Saints1231.5200
New York Jets0------
Oakland Raiders15163.2400
Tampa Bay Buccaneers0------

rushing splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Outside Own Division6301163.91406
vs AFC Teams422823.71404
vs NFC Teams28344.3902
vs Own Division0------

rushing splits - split by MONTH

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
November215523.5803
October210464.6902
September25183.61401

rushing splits - split by STADIUM

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)15163.2400
Gillette Stadium313614.71403
Mercedes-Benz Superdome1231.5200
MetLife Stadium0------
Raymond James Stadium0------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High110363.6803

rushing splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Losses131551401
Wins5271013.7905

rushing splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)131551401
Sundays5271013.7905

receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Atlanta Falcons111111110-000
Carolina Panthers0---------
Denver Broncos13279142-100
Houston Texans0---------
Kansas City Chiefs118880-000
Los Angeles Chargers17689.7143-000
New Orleans Saints134113.7192-100
New York Jets0---------
Oakland Raiders14215.3101-000
Tampa Bay Buccaneers0---------

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division6191769.3198-200
vs AFC Teams4151248.3146-100
vs NFC Teams245213192-100
vs Own Division0---------

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
November27486.9143-100
October28799.9143-000
September244912.3192-100

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)14215.3101-000
Gillette Stadium39879.7143-000
Mercedes-Benz Superdome134113.7192-100
MetLife Stadium0---------
Raymond James Stadium0---------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High13279142-100

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Losses118880-000
Wins5181689.3198-200

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)118880-000
Sundays5181689.3198-200

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Atlanta Falcons1------
Carolina Panthers0------
Denver Broncos1-----0
Houston Texans0------
Kansas City Chiefs1------
Los Angeles Chargers1------
New Orleans Saints1-----0
New York Jets0------
Oakland Raiders110----
Tampa Bay Buccaneers0------

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division610---0
vs AFC Teams410---0
vs NFC Teams2-----0
vs Own Division0------

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
November210---0
October2------
September2-----0

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)110----
Gillette Stadium3------
Mercedes-Benz Superdome1-----0
MetLife Stadium0------
Raymond James Stadium0------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1-----0

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses1------
Wins510---0

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1------
Sundays510---0

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Atlanta Falcons12200-0-----
Carolina Panthers00----------
Denver Broncos1-00000-----
Houston Texans00----------
Kansas City Chiefs10----------
Los Angeles Chargers11100-0-----
New Orleans Saints10---0------
New York Jets00----------
Oakland Raiders10----------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers00----------

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division6330000-----
vs AFC Teams4110000-----
vs NFC Teams2220000-----
vs Own Division00----------

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
November2-00000-----
October23300-0-----
September20---0------

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)10----------
Gillette Stadium33300-0-----
Mercedes-Benz Superdome10---0------
MetLife Stadium00----------
Raymond James Stadium00----------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1-00000-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses10----------
Wins5330000-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)10----------
Sundays5330000-----

Rushing splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Grass215523.5803
Turf415644.31403

Rushing splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Home Games313614.71403
Road Games317553.2803

Rushing splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Ahead23813.5905
Ahead by 1-8 Points13463.5903
Ahead by 9-16 Points2105801
Behind21681401
Behind by 1-8 Points21681401
Tied5193.8700

Rushing splits - HALF

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
1st Half20753.8904
2nd Half10414.11402
Last Two Minutes of Half4153.8801

Rushing splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line671.2302
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line11444902
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line3227.31401
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line10434.3901

Rushing splits - QUARTERS

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
1st Quarter7182.6501
2nd Quarter13574.4903
3rd Quarter294.5600
4th Quarter83241402
4th Quarter within 721681401

Rushing splits - ATTEMPTS

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Attempts 1-Through-10301163.91406

Rushing splits - MARGIN

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Margin 0-70------
Margin 15+5261013.91406
Margin 8-1414153.8700