"Silver Saturday" At Mackay Stadium
Senior tackle one of three Nevada players to earn All-American recognition.
The Wolf Pack Coaches Show for December 1, 2011. Guests include Chris Ault, Cameron Norcross and Kaelin Burnett.
2011: Converted to defensive end during the 2010 season and is expected to contend for a starting job despite suffering a hip injury during spring drills.
2010: Did not start but played in all 13 regular season games and the bowl game, both on defense and on special teams ... Credited with 30 tackles on the year, including 4.5 for a loss of 14 yards ... One of those TFLs was a sack against Idaho ... Season best was four-tackle performances against Fresno?State and New Mexico State ... Recorded a career-high 2.0 sacks against Boston College in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl.
2009: Saw extensive playing time on defense and on special teams in his first season of action at Nevada ... Played in 11 games with no starts ... Plays both outside linebacker and also as a down lineman as a rush end in certain formations ... Recorded 12 tackles on the year, including 1.5 sacks for a loss of seven yards ... Forced a fumble against Missouri ... Blocked a punt against Louisiana Tech, which set up a Pack touchdown in the WAC-opening victory of the year ... Career-high three tackles came against Hawaii and again against Fresno State, both victories ... Missed spring drills due to injury.
2008: Joined the team prior to the season and did not play as a transfer from Delta State.
A graduate of Mayfair High School in Lakewood, Calif. ... Was a three-year letterman for coach Mike Fitch ... Was first-team All-Suburban League selection as a senior in 2006 ... Was also a multi-year letterman in track and field in hurdles and high jump.
Born Kaelin Bradley Burnett on Sept. 6, 1989 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Son of Debraka Griffin ... Majoring in business administration ... Has two brothers, Larry and Kevin, and two sisters, Ashley and Jewell ... Brother Kevin played for the Dallas Cowboys and is currently with the San Diego Chargers after an All-SEC career at Tennessee ... Lists his sports hero as Julius Peppers ... Was also recruited by Hawaii and Bowling Green ... Enjoys playing video games in his free time.