A highly skilled athletic executive with 13 years of experience in college and NFL with expertise in writing, research and sports analysis.

Related work experience

Writer and contributor, Present (writing Samples available)

  • Weekly articles on betting trends
  • Comprehensive data aggregation helping novice bettors learn to handicap pro and college games.                                           (HCR)

Writer and Contributor, Present (writing samples available)

  • Analyze weekly NFL match ups and determine key in-game head coaching decisions for a per game summary write up
  • Contribute to weekly ATS picks for NFL contents based solely on HRC’s proprietary algorithmic ranking that includes play calling, personnel, game planning, in-game adjustments and clock management. /

Writer and Contributor, Present (writing samples available)

  • Weekly NFL series “Burns’ Best Bets” educating handicappers and helping them hone their craft in a growing billion dollar industry
  • Contribute to BetQL content for a free app designed to provide bettors with real-time line movement and team trends (no longer an active website)

   Writer (writing samples available)

  • Responsible for weekly articles analyzing college football players’ current performance and draft potential

Florida International University

Director of Football Relations                                                                                                              

  • Managed staff and oversaw operation and strategic direction of football office
  • Managed budget of 1.4 million dollars in conjunction with university business office
  • Supervised all prospective student athlete recruiting efforts and visits with coaching and operations staff
  • Directed crisis management efforts to ensure the office and staff adhered to the university’s policies and procedures
  • Oversaw campus game-day operations and coordinated recruiting efforts for staff ensuring NCAA compliance
  • Managed logistics for annual football clinics and summer camps for over 500 prospective student-athletes and parents
  • Served as Life Skills Coordinator to ensure development and guidance for football student-athletes
  • Provided game film analysis and was football liaison to all NFL Scouts regarding FIU players

Jacksonville Jaguars, Ltd.

Service Executive

  • Served as liaison between the Jacksonville community and the Jaguar organization to enhance and sustain community relations
  • Managed game day service team that was responsible for maintaining over 5,000 season ticket holder accounts
  • Facilitated season ticket renewal campaigns to maintain team loyalty
  • Supervised game day operations, answered ticket holder inquiries and mitigated problems to ensure a unique and personalized experience at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium


Jacksonville University 

Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a minor in Psychology Graduated, May 2002

Other Experience

  • Jacksonville Sports Council Committee Member
  • 2009 – 2016 Spring Director of Football Operations Clinics
  • AFCA – American Football Coaches Association
  • 2002-2006 Defensive and Offensive Assistant for Englewood High School, Jacksonville, FL
  • Jacksonville University Varsity Football Team. 1999-2001 / MacMurray College Varsity Football Team. 1997-1998