46 Truett Burns
46 Truett Burns
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clinton, S.C.
High School: Clinton
Position: P
avg 37.7
in 20 16

2016

  • Finished the season with 48 punts, averaging 37.7 yards per attempt
  • Punted for a total of 1,811 yards on the season
  • Pinned 16 punts inside the 20 yard line against one touchback
  • Forced seven fair catches
  • Opened the season averaging 42.7 yards per punt with a long of 54 in the August 27 opener at North Dakota State
  • Averaged 52.0 yards per punt, including a season-long 61-yard punt on October 22 against Presbyterian
  • Connected on a 61-yard punt on November 19 against Kennesaw State
  • Pinned three punts inside the 20 yard line on three separate occasions (Sept. 3 vs. Kentucky State, Sept. 10 at Florida State, Nov. 26 at Wofford)

2015

  • Served as CSU’s starting punter for the third consecutive season
  • Was effective employing rugby style, averaging 34.9 yards per punt on 59 attempts
  • Placed 20 punts inside the 20-yard line, induced 12 fair catches, and boomed two punts over 50 yards
  • Helped CSU win field position battle in tight win at Presbyterian (10/17), as he placed three punts inside the 20-yard line
  • Placed three more punts inside the 20 in the shutout of Gardner-Webb (10/24)
  • Boomed a season-long 57-yard punt in the win over Liberty (11/14)
  • Provided Bucs’ key field position against The Citadel (12/5), punting nine times and placing three punts inside the 20

2014: Was CSU's starting punter for the second straight year...Punted 54 times for an average of 37.2 yards, with a long of 59...Placed 16 punts inside the 20-yard line, and induced six fair catches...Helped CSU control the field position battle in a tight win over Newberry (9/6), placing three punts inside the 20-yardline...Pinned the opponent inside the 20-yard line twice in each game for three straight weeks (10/11-25), with a long punt of 59 yards in the loss to Presbyterian (10/18)...Had a punt of 50 yards or more in each game during CSU's three-game Big South winning streak (11/1-15)...Delivered a 51-yard punt in the rout of Gardner-Webb (11/8), and also forced two fair catches...Booted two punts inside the 20-yard line to help CSU beat Liberty in Lynchburg (11/15) for just the second time ever.

2013: Performed well as CSU's starting punter, punting 65 times for an average of 35.9 yards per punt...Had a long punt of 71 yards and 24 times pinned the opponent inside its own 20-yard line...Induced 12 fair catches...Named Big South Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in CSU's Big South opener win at VMI (10/12)...Had a 71-yard punt in the loss at PAC-12 foe Colorado (10/19) and twice pinned the Buffaloes inside their own 20-yard line...Placed three punts inside the 20 against Coastal Carolina (11/9) and a career-high five the following week against Gardner-Webb (11/16).

High School: Named all-state as a punter and Laurens County Touchdown Club All-County following his senior season…Averaged 42.3 yards per punt as a senior to break the Clinton High School record…Recorded 74 percent of his kickoffs for touchbacks and was 3-for-4 on field goal attempts with a long of 42 yard…Played for Scott King at Clinton High School.

Personal: Was a member of CHS’s Beta Club and the National Honor Society…Was also a 2012 Boys’ State attendee…Son of Jeff Burns and Donna Burns…Born Feb 28, 1994.

Recent Games
Oct 22 Presbyterian W, 38-3
Oct 29 Bucknell W, 49-28
Nov 5 Gardner-Webb L, 17-10
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 48-26
Nov 19 Kennesaw St. W, 28-7
Nov 26 at Wofford L, 15-14
Statistics category Overall Conf
Punts 48 22
Yards 1811 819
Average 37.7 37.2
Long 61 61
Inside 20 16 5
Fair caught 7 3
Touch backs 1 1
Blocked 0 0
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 27 at North Dakota St. L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 Kentucky St. W, 57-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Florida St. L, 52-8 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Monmouth W, 35-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Coastal Caro. W, 59-58 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Albany St. (Ga.)   - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Presbyterian W, 38-3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Bucknell W, 49-28 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 Gardner-Webb L, 17-10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 48-26 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Kennesaw St. W, 28-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 26 at Wofford L, 15-14 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 27 at North Dakota St. L, 24-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 3 Kentucky St. W, 57-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Florida St. L, 52-8 - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Monmouth W, 35-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Coastal Caro. W, 59-58 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Albany St. (Ga.)   - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Presbyterian W, 38-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Bucknell W, 49-28 - - - - - - -
Nov 5 Gardner-Webb L, 17-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 48-26 - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Kennesaw St. W, 28-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 26 at Wofford L, 15-14 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 27 at North Dakota St. L, 24-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 3 Kentucky St. W, 57-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Florida St. L, 52-8 - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Monmouth W, 35-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Coastal Caro. W, 59-58 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Albany St. (Ga.)   - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Presbyterian W, 38-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Bucknell W, 49-28 - - - - - - -
Nov 5 Gardner-Webb L, 17-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 48-26 - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Kennesaw St. W, 28-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 26 at Wofford L, 15-14 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 27 at North Dakota St. L, 24-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 3 Kentucky St. W, 57-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 10 at Florida St. L, 52-8 - - - - - 0
Sep 24 at Monmouth W, 35-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 at Coastal Caro. W, 59-58 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 Albany St. (Ga.)   - - - - - -
Oct 22 Presbyterian W, 38-3 - - - - - 0
Oct 29 Bucknell W, 49-28 - - - - - 0
Nov 5 Gardner-Webb L, 17-10 - - - - - 0
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 48-26 - - - - - 0
Nov 19 Kennesaw St. W, 28-7 - - - - - 0
Nov 26 at Wofford L, 15-14 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 27 at North Dakota St. L, 24-17 6 256 42.7 54 2 1 0 0
Sep 3 Kentucky St. W, 57-7 3 107 35.7 43 3 2 0 0
Sep 10 at Florida St. L, 52-8 7 271 38.7 49 3 1 0 0
Sep 24 at Monmouth W, 35-7 4 133 33.3 38 1 0 0 0
Oct 1 at Coastal Caro. W, 59-58 3 96 32.0 40 0 0 0 0
Oct 6 Albany St. (Ga.)   - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Presbyterian W, 38-3 2 104 52.0 61 1 0 0 0
Oct 29 Bucknell W, 49-28 1 32 32.0 32 0 0 0 0
Nov 5 Gardner-Webb L, 17-10 7 254 36.3 51 2 3 1 0
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 48-26 4 145 36.3 43 0 0 0 0
Nov 19 Kennesaw St. W, 28-7 5 183 36.6 61 1 0 0 0
Nov 26 at Wofford L, 15-14 6 230 38.3 46 3 0 0 0
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 27 at North Dakota St. L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 Kentucky St. W, 57-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Florida St. L, 52-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Monmouth W, 35-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Coastal Caro. W, 59-58 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Albany St. (Ga.)   - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Presbyterian W, 38-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Bucknell W, 49-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 Gardner-Webb L, 17-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 48-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Kennesaw St. W, 28-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 26 at Wofford L, 15-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 27 at North Dakota St. L, 24-17 1 - - - - 0
Sep 3 Kentucky St. W, 57-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 10 at Florida St. L, 52-8 1 - - - - 0
Sep 24 at Monmouth W, 35-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 1 at Coastal Caro. W, 59-58 1 - - - - 0
Oct 6 Albany St. (Ga.)   - - - - - -
Oct 22 Presbyterian W, 38-3 1 - - - - 0
Oct 29 Bucknell W, 49-28 1 - - - - 0
Nov 5 Gardner-Webb L, 17-10 1 - - - - 0
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 48-26 1 - - - - 0
Nov 19 Kennesaw St. W, 28-7 1 - - - - 0
Nov 26 at Wofford L, 15-14 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 27 at North Dakota St. L, 24-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 3 Kentucky St. W, 57-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 10 at Florida St. L, 52-8 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 24 at Monmouth W, 35-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 1 at Coastal Caro. W, 59-58 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 6 Albany St. (Ga.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Presbyterian W, 38-3 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 29 Bucknell W, 49-28 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 5 Gardner-Webb L, 17-10 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 48-26 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 19 Kennesaw St. W, 28-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 26 at Wofford L, 15-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 27 at North Dakota St. L, 24-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 Kentucky St. W, 57-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Florida St. L, 52-8 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Monmouth W, 35-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Coastal Caro. W, 59-58 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Albany St. (Ga.)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Presbyterian W, 38-3 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Bucknell W, 49-28 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 Gardner-Webb L, 17-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Liberty W, 48-26 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Kennesaw St. W, 28-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 26 at Wofford L, 15-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2014-15 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 45 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 12 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 12 1 -6 -0.5 -6.0 0 0 - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 45 1 -6 -0.1 -6.0 0 0 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2013-14 10 - - - - - - -
2014-15 12 - - - - - - -
2015-16 12 - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - -
Total 45 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 12 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 12 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 45 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2013-14 10 43 1604 37.3 71 16 10 2 0
2014-15 12 54 2010 37.2 59 16 6 2 1
2015-16 12 59 2061 34.9 57 20 12 1 0
2016-17 11 48 1811 37.7 61 16 7 1 0
Total 45 204 7486 36.7 71 68 35 6 1
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2013-14 10 - - - - 0 .0
2014-15 12 - - - - 0 .0
2015-16 12 -6 - - - -6 -.5
2016-17 11 - - - - 0 .0
Total 45 -6 - - - -6 -.1
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2013-14 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Total 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2013-14 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 12 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 12 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 45 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 3 - - - - - - - 0
November 4 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 48 1811 37.7 61 16 7 1 0
Conference 5 22 819 37.2 61 5 3 1 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 18 680 37.8 61 7 5 1 0
Away 6 30 1131 37.7 54 9 2 0 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 22 800 36.4 61 6 2 0 0
Losses 4 26 1011 38.9 54 10 5 1 0
-
August 1 6 256 42.7 54 2 1 0 0
September 3 14 511 36.5 49 7 3 0 0
October 3 6 232 38.7 61 1 0 0 0
November 4 22 812 36.9 61 6 3 1 0
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 11 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 5 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 6 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 7 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 4 - - - - 0 .0
-
August 1 - - - - 0 .0
September 3 - - - - 0 .0
October 3 - - - - 0 .0
November 4 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
August 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

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