The Greatest Walk-On in the History of College Football: Brandon Burlsworth

The heartbreaking story of the greatest walk-on ever

Jesús Salazar
Oct 19, 2020 · 6 min read
Image for post
Image for post
Brandon Burlsworth (Fox Sports)

College Football career

1999 NFL Draft

Eleven days after being drafted

The Burlsworth Trophy

Image for post
Image for post
(The Burlsworth Trophy) http://burlsworthtrophy.com/

Brandon Burlsworth Foundation.

Image for post
Image for post
(Brandon Burlsworth Foundation) http://burlsworthtrophy.com/

Tributes

Book

Through the Eyes of a Champion: The Brandon Burlsworth Story

Image for post
Image for post
Book (Through the Eyes of a Champion) Amazon.com

Movie

Greater: The Brandon Burlsworth Story (Movie)

Image for post
Image for post
(Greater: The incredible True Story of The Greatest Walk-On in the History of College Football) https://www.imdb.com/

Brandon Burlsworth was a great role model for his work ethic, self-improvement, and Christian values.

Thank you for reading! 📖

And I hope this story can serve as inspiration for you, in your efforts to improve yourself in any area of your life.

Live Your Life On Purpose

Get Purpose. Get Perspective. Get Passion.

Sign up for Top Stories

By Live Your Life On Purpose

A newsletter that delivers Live Your Life On Purpose's most popular stories to your inbox once a month.  Take a look.

By signing up, you will create a Medium account if you don’t already have one. Review our Privacy Policy for more information about our privacy practices.

Check your inbox
Medium sent you an email at to complete your subscription.

Jesús Salazar

Written by

Late night writer🌙 Internet enthusiast 💻 Active reader 📖 Researcher 🔎 Bibliophile 📚 “Creativity Is Intelligence Having Fun” —Albert Einstein 💡

Live Your Life On Purpose

Get Purpose. Get Perspective. Get Passion.

Jesús Salazar

Written by

Late night writer🌙 Internet enthusiast 💻 Active reader 📖 Researcher 🔎 Bibliophile 📚 “Creativity Is Intelligence Having Fun” —Albert Einstein 💡

Live Your Life On Purpose

Get Purpose. Get Perspective. Get Passion.

Medium is an open platform where 170 million readers come to find insightful and dynamic thinking. Here, expert and undiscovered voices alike dive into the heart of any topic and bring new ideas to the surface. Learn more

Follow the writers, publications, and topics that matter to you, and you’ll see them on your homepage and in your inbox. Explore

If you have a story to tell, knowledge to share, or a perspective to offer — welcome home. It’s easy and free to post your thinking on any topic. Write on Medium

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store