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University of Miami Athletics

Artie Burns


Defensive Back




190 lbs.




Miami, Fla.


Liberal Arts

High School

Miami Northwestern HS

Artie Burns - Football - University of Miami Athletics


2015 (Junior): Ended regular season with ACC-leading six interceptions, most by Hurricane since Sean Taylor had 10 in 2003…Started all 12 games in which he competed…Finished year with 36 tackles (26 solo), five PBUs, one fumble recovery and six picks…Six interceptions were tied for 10th-most in single season in Miami history…Entered season among team’s top returners at defensive backs…Started season opener vs. Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 5) and recorded two solo tackles and first interception of season…Interception in red zone ended first drive of second half for Wildcats and was returned four yards…Added five tackles and second interception of season in start vs. FAU (Sept. 11)…Interception vs. Owls came on impressive dive after tipped pass in fourth quarter…Recorded two tackles and third interception of season in start vs. Nebraska (Sept. 19)…Became first Hurricane since Sean Taylor to record interception in three straight games…Had one unassisted tackle in start at Cincinnati (Oct. 1)…Recorded four tackles (two solo) in start at Florida State (Oct. 10)…Recorded first multi-interception game of career in start vs. Virginia Tech (Oct. 17), picking off two passes..Was first multi-INT game by Hurricane since 2013…Added two solo tackles vs. Hokies…Had career-high totals of six solo tackles and seven total tackles in start vs. Clemson (Oct. 24)…Added first fumble recovery of career vs. Tigers…Had three tackles and two PBUs in start at Duke (Oct. 31)…Did not play against Virginia (Nov. 7) due to passing of mother…Had two tackles, one PBU and 0.5 TFLs in start at North Carolina (Nov. 14)…Totaled four solo tackles in start vs. Georgia Tech (Nov. 21)…Recorded sixth interception of season and returned it 19 yards at Pittsburgh (Nov. 27)…Had three tackles and two PBUs in start at Hyundai Sun Bowl in El Paso (Dec. 26).

2014 (Sophomore): Made career-first start in season opener against Louisville, posting three tackles…Made second consecutive start against FAMU, posting one tackle…Tied season high with three tackles in start against Arkansas State…Set career high with six tackles and first PBU of season in start against Nebraska…Added five tackles and one PBU in start against Duke…Had two tackles against Georgia Tech…Had three tackles, including first career sack, in start against Cincinnati…Credited with game-high three PBUs against Bearcats…Added two tackles in start against Virginia Tech…Had three tackles, including second career sack, in start against North Carolina…Recorded three tackles in start against Florida State…Had two tackles and one PBU in start against Virginia…Credited with four tackles in start against Pittsburgh…Had three tackles in Duck Commander Independence Bowl against South Carolina.

2013 (True Freshman): Played in 11 of 13 games, splitting time on defense and special teams… Recorded 17 tackles – 15 solo stops – with 3 PBUs … Averaged 26.1 yards on 10 kick returns … Tallied two tackles with PBU in collegiate debut vs. FAU … Recorded three tackles and 0.5 TFL against USF …Blocked field goal that was returned for touchdown in 27-23 road win Oct. 17 at UNC … Tallied five total tackles in Oct. 26 win vs. Wake Forest … Made two solo stops and career-first INT in 41-31 road win at Pitt … Added two solo tackles and forced fumble in Russell Athletic Bowl vs. Louisville … Earned letter.

High School: Four-star recruit by ESPNU,,, and … Rated No. 10-best CB by ESPNU and No. 12 by both and … Also rated No. 15-best CB by and No. 17 by … 2013 Under Armour All-American … Tallied 72 tackles, 4 sacks, 6 PBU, two interceptions and had two kick returns for touchdowns … Had 19 tackles in 10-7 win over Christopher Columbus HS in 2012 … Coached by Stephen Field at Miami Northwestern HS … Nation’s top hurdler and will be dual-sport athlete at ‘The U’.

2015 12-12 26 10 36 0.5 1 0.0 0 0 1 5 6 34
2014 13-11 24 16 40 2.0 12 2.0 12 0 0 6 0 0
2013 11-0 15 2 17 0.5 1 0.0 0 1 0 3 1 3
CAREER 36-23 65 28 93 3.0 14 2.0 12 1 1 14 7 37