Pierce Burton
Pierce Burton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Rio Americano

Last College:
San Jose State/City College of San Francisco

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 290

Position:
OL

Experience:
2L


08/07/2014

Preseason Report 08.07: Ole Miss to Open Practice Saturday

Freeze Looking for More from Team in First Two-a-Day

05/13/2014

Ole Miss Football Spring Review

Rebels Prepare For 2014 Season

05/10/2014

Three More Rebels Joining NFL Teams

Pierce Burton, Emmanuel McCray, Jeff Scott Signing Deals

03/03/2014

NFL Scouts Flock To Oxford For Ole Miss Pro Day

Current, Former Rebels Perform In Front Of League Reps

05/08/2013

Ole Miss Football Spring Review

Rebels Gear Up For 2013 Fall Season

Selected to play in the 2014 College All-Star Bowl ... CAREER: Started at right tackle in all 26 games of his Rebel career ... Helped produce two of the top three seasons in Ole Miss history in total yardage ... 2013: Started all 13 games at right tackle ... Part of an offensive line that produced the most total yards in school history (6,153) and ranked 21st in the nation and fifth in the SEC in total offense (473.3 ypg) ... Helped four different players post 100-yard rushing performances ... Earned second letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Helped Ole Miss pile up 489 yards and 39 points in start ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Helped Ole Miss rack up 532 total yards and 272 rushing yards in start ... at Texas (9/14/13): Helped pave the way for Jeff Scott's career-best 164 rushing yards in start ... at Auburn (10/5/13): Helped Ole Miss compile 464 total yards and 340 passing yards in start ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Helped Ole Miss compile 462 total yards and 329 passing yards in start ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Helped Ole Miss rack up 525 total yards, including 349 through the air, in start ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Helped pave the way for season highs in total yards (572) and rushing yards (292) in start ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Helped Ole Miss 2nd-best passing total in school history (428 yards) in start ... vs. Troy (11/16/13): Helped the offense set a school record with 751 total yards in start ... Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Helped Ole Miss pile up 477 total yards and 221 rushing yards against one of the nation's top defenses ... 2012: Played in and started every game at right tackle ... Part of an offensive line that helped Ole Miss score the third-most points in school history (409) and average the second-most yards per game in school history (423.8) ... Earned first letter ... vs. Central Arkansas (9/1): Started at RT and helped Ole Miss rack up 565 total yards and 31 first downs ... vs. UTEP (9/8): Helped the Rebels pile up 500 total yards for the second straight game in start ... at Tulane (9/22): Paved the way for a team rushing effort of 304 yards ... at #1 Alabama (9/29): After an interception, tackled the Alabama player and forced a fumble, which was recovered by Ole Miss ... vs. Texas A&M (10/6): Helped Ole Miss gain 464 yards of total offense ... vs. Auburn (10/13): Helped pave the way for Jeff Scott to rush for a season-high 137 yards ... vs. Vanderbilt (11/10): His blocking helped Bo Wallace pass for 403 yards ... at #7 LSU (11/17): His blocking helped Bo Wallace pass for 310 yards ... vs. #24 Mississippi State (11/24): Paved the way for an offense that racked up 527 total yards and 233 rushing yards ... BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pitt (1/5): Helped Ole Miss pile up 224 rushing yards and 38 points ... Named to ESPN.com's SEC All-Bowl Team ... Transferred to Ole Miss in January and joined the team for spring drills ... JUNIOR COLLEGE: Helped lead squad to 12-0 record, California Junior College state championship and JC Gridwire national title as a sophomore ... Earned first team All-Conference honors ... Named Team Offensive MVP ... Coached by George Rush ... SAN JOSE STATE (2009-10): Played for head coach and former Ole Miss assistant Mike MacIntyre ... Saw action in one game in 2010 ... Redshirted in 2009 ... Signed as a defensive tackle before moving to offense ... HIGH SCHOOL: Named team's Defensive Lineman of the Year for 2008, helping lead the squad to an 8-3 record ... Credited with 50 tackles, including 30 solo stops ... Second on the team with 5.0 QB sacks ... Coached by Mike Smith ... Also lettered in basketball ... Finished second on the team in scoring at 14.7 ppg and first in rebounding at 8.7 rpg in 2009 ... Made 55 percent of his field goal tries as Rio Americano posted a 22-6 win-loss record his junior season ... PERSONAL: Son of Larry Burton and Wendy Stolte ... Born: April 10, 1991 ... Full name is Pierce Walter Burton ... Graduated in December with a bachelor's degree in general studies ... Made U.M.A.A. Honor Roll for Spring 2013 ... Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll in 2013-14 ... Has 12 years of sailboat racing experience for the Richmond (Calif.) Yacht Club in competitions held on San Francisco Bay.

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