Football, inducted in 1987
To 49er fans, Burns was Superman. A 225-pound tailback, he could bench press 450 pounds and run the 40 in 4.5 seconds. He could also play football, earning first team, collegiate division All-America recognitition in 1970 and 1971. The only player ever to represent LBSU in the now defunct College All-Star game, Burns set the NCAA Division-II record for carries (35) and all-purpose plays (360) in a season. Burns, who once rushed for 300 yards in a single game, also set school-records for career carries (655), rushing yards (2809), points (304) and touchdowns (50). A first round choice of the San Diego Chargers in 1971, Burns was hampered by injuries thoughout his pro career and saw limited action with the Chargers, and St. Louis Cardinals. Burns was shot to death in an unsolved murder in December, 1985.
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Player of the Week
Barber Closes Out Women's Volleyball Career With Two Wins
Nele Barber had double-doubles in both matches last week, closing out her career at Long Beach State with a pair of wins.
NEXT GAME: Saturday, March 4 - Beach Volleyball vs. TCU, CSU Bakersfield
LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Nolan McConnell, Men's Water Polo