Kansas State’s Morgan Burns received another national honor Sunday, continuing his impressive start to college football’s award season.
Burns, a senior defensive back, was named second-team All-American by the Associated Press as an all-purpose player.
Burns was previously named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year on Wednesday, a day after he was named first-team All-American as a kick returner by USA Today.
The Wichita native and Trinity Academy product earned all three honors after a fantastic year of special teams plays. He returned four kickoffs for touchdowns and also scored on a blocked punt.
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He has found the end zone in four consecutive games despite never lining up with K-State’s offense. Burns was also named All-Big 12 kick returner and honorable mention defensive back.
He will play his final game in a K-State uniform on Jan. 2 against Arkansas in the Liberty Bowl.
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