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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

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  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     
  • Sat., Aug. 02, 2014 5:30 PM CDT Packers Family Night, presented by Bellin Health

    ‘Family Night’ will serve as the introduction of the 2014 Green Bay Packers, in-person to a capacity crowd in Lambeau Field and on television to a state-wide audience.

    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Morgan Burnett
S #42
Height:
6-1
Weight:
209
Age:
25
College:
Georgia Tech
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2013):

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 340 238 102 3.0 0 23 6 1 -- 1 0 4 6
2013 GB 13 13 96 60 36 0.0 0 6 -- -- -- -- -- 0 3
2012 GB 16 16 123 88 35 2.0 -- 5 2 1 0.5 1 0 2 1
2011 GB 16 16 107 78 29 1.0 -- 11 3 0 -- 0 0 2 2
2010 GB 4 4 14 12 2 0.0 -- 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
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1 @SF L 28-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 WAS W 38-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @CIN L 30-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 DET W 22-9 5 3 2 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @BAL W 19-17 9 3 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 CLE W 31-13 3 3 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @MIN W 44-31 8 5 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 CHI L 20-27 10 5 5 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 PHI L 13-27 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @NYG L 13-27 12 6 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 MIN L 26-26 12 8 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @DET L 10-40 10 6 4 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 2
14 ATL W 22-21 8 6 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @DAL W 37-36 6 4 2 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 PIT L 31-38 8 6 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @CHI W 33-28 2 2 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1

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Biography

  • Has solidified himself as a core member of the team’s secondary, having started 35 consecutive games (including playoffs) between the two safety positions.
  • In 2010, joined Nick Collins in becoming only the second Packers rookie to open the season as a starter at safety since Chuck Cecil in 1988. Started the first four games of his rookie season at SS before sustaining a season-ending knee injury vs. Detroit in Week 4.
  • In just three seasons at Georgia Tech, intercepted 14 passes, two shy of the school’s career record.
  • Earned second-team All-America and first-team All-ACC honors as a sophomore in 2008, when he picked off seven passes and posted a career-high 93 tackles.
  • Packers traded up 15 spots in the third round to select him in 2010, the third straight year GM Ted Thompson traded up to select a defensive player (Jeremy Thompson in 2008, Clay Matthews in 2009).
  • Ran back four interceptions for TDs over his final two seasons at North Clayton High School in College Park, Ga.

 
Pro Highlights:

  • Opened each of the team’s 16 games (plus both playoff contests) for the second consecutive season in 2012, pushing his starting streak to 35 games (including playoffs). Finished second on the defense with a career-high 137 tackles (97 solo), a career-best two sacks, 13 passes defensed, two forced fumbles, an interception and a fumble recovery.
  • Participated in all 1,088 plays for the Packers’ defense in 2012, and, according to NFL participation statistics, was one of only four non-offensive linemen in the NFL to appear on 100 percent of his team’s snaps, joining St. Louis LB James Laurinaitis, Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck and San Diego QB Philip Rivers.
  • Started each of the team’s 16 regular-season games in 2011, the first two at strong safety and the final 14 at free safety in place of an injured Nick Collins (neck), one of only two Green Bay defenders to start all 16 games (NT B.J. Raji).
  • Suffered a hand injury in practice in advance of the team’s Week 6 contest vs. St. Louis in 2011, but remained in the lineup and played the ensuing six games with a cast on.
  • Despite the injury, continued to fill in the statistics sheet in first full season of action, posting a secondary-high 107 tackles (83 solo) and new career highs in passes defensed (14), interceptions (three), forced fumbles (two) and fumble recoveries (two). Also added his first career sack.
  • Was one of only two players on the team (CB Charles Woodson) to record a sack, an interception, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble in 2011.
  • Posted three INTs in the season’s first three games, and combined with his one in the first four games of 2010, became the first Packer since S Chuck Cecil in 1988 to have four INTs in his first seven NFL games.
  • Started the first four games at SS before his rookie campaign was cut short by a season-ending knee injury (ACL) sustained in Week 4. Became just the second Packers rookie to open the season as a starter at safety since Cecil in 1988, joining Collins (2005).
  • Was selected by the Packers in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft with the No. 71 overall pick. Green Bay traded up 15 spots from No. 86 to get him, surrendering that selection plus a fourth-round pick (No. 122 overall) to the Philadelphia Eagles, the third straight year GM Ted Thompson moved up in the draft to select a defensive player.


2012 SEASON
: Solidified himself as a leader on the back end, starting every game for the second consecutive season and finishing second on defense with a career-high 137 tackles (97 solo)…Also posted a career-best two sacks, 13 passes defensed, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery…Became the leader of the young safety group after the veteran Woodson sustained a broken collarbone in Week 7 at St. Louis and missed the remainder of the regular season…Moved over to start the final nine games at SS, pairing with a combination of second-year man M.D. Jennings and rookie Jerron McMillian, and helping to serve as the last line for a pass defense that ranked No. 4 in the NFL in opponent QB rating (76.8)…According to league participation information, he appeared on all 1,088 of the Packers’ defensive snaps, one of only two defenders (Laurinaitis) and four non-offensive linemen in the NFL to achieve 100-percent participation in 2012…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 30): Finished as the team’s leading tackler with 13 stops (six solo) and a pass defensed. Made a key tackle for loss on a short pass from QB Drew Brees to RB Mark Ingram on a first-down play from the Green Bay 1-yard line in the third quarter. The subsequent two plays were incomplete passes and New Orleans was forced to attempt a FG on fourth down…Vs. Jacksonville (Oct. 28): Started at SS instead of his customary FS position due to Woodson’s injury, responding with a strong, well-rounded performance. Finished with 11 tackles (nine solo), a sack, both a forced and recovered fumble, and three passes defensed during the game. Tallied the second sack of his career when he came free on a blitz early in the third quarter and dropped QB Blaine Gabbert for a 16-yard loss, also managing to jar the ball loose from Gabbert’s grasp on their way to the ground. Earlier in the game, recovered a fumble when he pounced on a loose ball that LB Brad Jones punched free from RB Rashad Jennings…At Detroit (Nov. 18): Posted a secondary-high nine tackles (eight solo) and his career-high second sack of the season, throwing QB Matthew Stafford for a 9-yard loss in the first quarter…Vs. Minnesota (Dec. 2): Had one of his most impactful games as a pro, making two game-changing INTs inside the Green Bay 20-yard line in the third quarter with the Vikings threatening to score. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he became the first Packer to record two INTs in the same game on plays that both started at the Green Bay 25-yard line or in since CB Doug Evans did so vs. Minnesota on Oct. 22, 1995. The first turnover came early in the second half when he intercepted a throw from QB Christian Ponder intended for WR Michael Jenkins in the end zone. Came back to haunt the Vikings again on the final play of the third quarter when he was matched against TE Kyle Rudolph, who he undercut on a deep crossing route toward the sideline, diving to pick off Ponder’s pass at the Green Bay 13. The pair of INTs marked the second multi-INT game of his career (also at Chicago, Sept. 25, 2011). Finished the game with a secondary-leading nine tackles and three passes defensed…At Chicago (Dec. 16): Part of a pass defense that limited Chicago to just 107 net passing yards and held them without a third-down conversion during the game. Finished with eight tackles (all solo), a forced fumble and a pass defensed. Fumble came late in the second quarter after he punched the ball loose from WR Brandon Marshall near the line of scrimmage, but it was recovered by Bears T Jonathan Scott.

2011: Hit the ground running in training camp, quickly reclaiming his starting position at SS opposite the veteran Collins in the defensive backfield…Wound up starting all 16 games of the regular season, joining Raji as the only two defensive players to do so…Opened the first two games at SS, but played out the remaining 14 at FS following a season-ending neck injury to Collins in Week 2…Suffered an injury of his own when he sustained a fracture in his right hand during practice leading up to the team’s Week 6 game vs. St. Louis…Played the ensuing six contests with a cast covering his hand, but still managed to set what were then career highs in every major statistical category…Led the secondary and finished second on the team with 107 tackles (83 solo) and posted 14 passes defensed, three INTs, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and a sack…Joined Woodson as the only two players on the team to record a sack, an interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery during the season…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 8): Started his first regular-season game since Week 4 of 2010 and picked up where he left off, posting a career-high and team-leading 14 tackles (nine solo) from the SS position. Most critical tackle came on the game’s final play, when he came over the top of the first wave of defenders at the goal line and teamed with LB Clay Matthews to stop Ingram from advancing as time expired, preserving the 42-34 win…At Carolina (Sept. 18): Showed his dynamic array of skills throughout the game, finishing with three tackles (all solo), a sack, a forced fumble and an INT. Forced fumble came when he punched the ball out from WR Steve Smith following a 25-yard gain in the third quarter and it was recovered by Woodson. On the following possession, made his third career INT on an overthrown ball by former Atlanta high school foe, QB Cam Newton. Was in a deep zone behind WR Legedu Naanee, who was running to the post when the ball sailed beyond his hands and Burnett dove at the Carolina 49 to pick it off. First career sack came later when his coverage responsibility, TE Greg Olsen, stayed in to block and he chased a rolling Newton to the right sideline, dropping him for a 3-yard loss. Became the first Packers defender since Woodson  (Nov. 26, 2009, at Detroit) to record a sack, INT and forced fumble in the same game…At Chicago (Sept. 25): Led the secondary and placed second on the defense with six tackles (all solo) and two passes defensed, posting the first two-INT game of his young career. Flashed his impressive range on the first INT in the first quarter when he came from the hashes to haul in a deep QB Jay Cutler pass intended for WR Roy Williams along the Chicago sideline. The second INT came early in the fourth quarter when Cutler sailed a throw to Williams and he reached back to make the INT. With the two INTs, became the first Packer since Cecil in 1988 to record four INTs in his first seven NFL games. Also teamed with Woodson to become the first Packers teammates to register two-INT games in back-to-back weeks since Cecil and CB Ron Pitts did so in Weeks 5-6 in 1988…Vs. St. Louis (Oct. 16): Suffered a fracture in his right hand at practice during the week and played the game with a club cast. Still managed to place third on the defense with 10 tackles (five solo) and posted his second forced fumble of the season. Lowered his shoulder into the back of RB Steven Jackson on a fourth-quarter carry, jarring the ball loose on impact, though it was recovered by St. Louis…Vs. Detroit (Jan. 1): Made six tackles (five solo) and added two passes defensed and a fumble recovery. Was involved in his fifth turnover play of the season when he picked up a fumble caused by LB Desmond Bishop in the first quarter and returned it 15 yards. The Green Bay offense would score a TD seven plays later…Vs. N.Y. Giants (NFC Divisional, Jan. 15): Made his playoff debut, finishing with five tackles (four solo), two passes defensed and an INT. The INT came in the second quarter after he’d dropped into a zone coverage and dove forward to catch an overthrown pass from QB Eli Manning intended for WR Hakeem Nicks, returning it 12 yards on what was the Giants’ lone turnover of the game.

2010: Opened the first four games of the season at SS before sustaining a season-ending injury to his left knee in Week 4 vs. Detroit…Recorded 15 tackles (12 solo) and an interception in four games…Placed on injured reserve on Oct. 7…At Philadelphia (Sept. 12): Joined teammate Collins (2005) as the only Packers rookie safeties to start a season opener since Cecil in 1988. Recorded four tackles (three solo), tied for second among DBs, in his NFL debut. Part of a secondary that limited WRs Jeremy Maclin and DeSean Jackson to a combined eight catches for 68 yards. Along with CB Sam Shields, who started at nickel CB, became the first Green Bay rookie defensive-back tandem to start the season opener since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. They were the first rookie duo to both start a regular-season game in the secondary since Collins and CB Mike Hawkins did so at Baltimore (Dec. 19, 2005)…Vs. Buffalo (Sept. 19): Posted his first career interception in the 34-7 win over his former college coach, Bills head coach Chan Gailey. On the Bills’ opening drive of the fourth quarter, attacked the line of scrimmage before the snap and met WR Roscoe Parrish immediately as a Trent Edwards pass arrived, wrestling the ball away for his first career INT at the Green Bay 43. The turnover led to a five-play, 52-yard TD drive that put the Packers ahead, 34-7. Added four tackles (three solo) and a pass defensed, including a stop of RB Marshawn Lynch for no gain up the middle on the play before his INT…Vs. Detroit (Oct. 3): Posted three tackles (two solo) in 23 snaps, but suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, ending his debut season…2010 Draft: Selected by the Packers in the third round with the No. 71 overall pick. Green Bay traded up 15 spots, from No. 86, to get him by surrendering that selection plus a fourth-round pick (No. 122 overall) to the Philadelphia Eagles, the third straight year Thompson moved up in the draft to select a defensive player. Became the first player drafted by the Packers out of Georgia Tech since WR Charlie Simmons (sixth round, 1995) and was the highest-drafted safety out of Georgia Tech since Travares Tillman (Buffalo, 2000, second round, No. 58 overall).

COLLEGE: Intercepted 14 passes in three seasons for the Yellow Jackets, which was tied for second most in school history at the time of his departure, behind only the 16 of Willie Clay (1988-91)…Also compiled 235 career tackles (147 solo), eighth most by a Georgia Tech defensive back and just five tackles shy of cracking the top five…Played in 40 career games, starting 28, with all but one start coming at S (the other at CB)…Had 13½ tackles for loss, including one sack, plus two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and 27 passes defensed…Majored in management…Junior season (2009): A second-team All-ACC pick and team captain, he was a preseason candidate for the Jim Thorpe and Bronko Nagurski awards…Started all 14 games despite playing four contests with a cast on his hand for a broken thumb, leading the team in INTs for the third straight year and ranking second in tackles…Registered 85 tackles (48 solo), four tackles for loss, four INTs, eight passes defensed, a blocked kick, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Intercepted two passes for the third time in his career vs. North Carolina (Sept. 26), earning ACC Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance…Sophomore season (2008): Started all 13 games and earned first-team All-America honors from The NFL Draft Report and second-team recognition from Rivals.com, Sports Illustrated and Sporting News…Led the ACC with seven INTs, the most by a Tech player since 1991 and tied for fourth most in a single season in school history…Named first-team All-ACC and led the team in total tackles (93) and solo tackles (62), recording double-digit tackles in four games…Had seven tackles for loss, one forced fumble and 15 total passes defensed…Picked off a Matthew Stafford pass at Georgia (Nov. 29) and returned it 35 yards for his lone career TD in a 45-42 win…Freshman season (2007): Played in all 13 games with one start…Saw action at both safety spots and as nickel back…Named to the ACC All-Freshman team and honorable mention Freshman All-America by Sporting News…Ranked fifth on the team with 57 tackles (37 solo) and first with three INTs, breaking up 10 passes altogether, six in the season’s final three games…Added 2½ tackles for loss, one sack and a fumble recovery.

PERSONAL: Given name Morgan Mark Burnett…Nicknamed “Uno”…Born in East Point, Ga. …Engaged, fiancée’s name is Nicolette...The couple has plans to marry in March 2014...Has a 4-year-old son, Morgan Jr. …Brother, Cap Jr., played football at the University of Georgia from 1999-2002…High school: A four-year starter and three-year team captain at North Clayton High (College Park, Ga.)…Was rated the No. 6 player in Georgia, the No. 7 safety in the nation, and the No. 84 player overall in the national Top 100 by Rivals.com…Rated the No. 5 prospect in the state by SuperPrep, was a member of the Super 11 squad selected by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and was named to the Orlando Sentinel’s All-Southern team…Played RB, QB, WR and DB…Earned Class 4A first-team all-state honors as a senior, when he recorded 135 tackles and six INTs, returning three for TDs, and added 1,100 yards rushing, 875 yards receiving and 650 yards passing on offense…Also was named Atlanta Touchdown Club Defensive Back of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year for Clayton/Henry counties…As a junior, compiled 101 tackles and five INTs, returning one for a score, and had 950 yards rushing, 800 passing and 620 receiving…Earned honorable mention all-state recognition at QB as a sophomore…Had his jersey, No. 1, retired by the school in April 2011…Also was a four-year letterman in track and a three-year letterwinner in basketball…Community involvement: Participated in a fundraiser by cleaning up around his high school to help raise money for a female student with cancer…Also has made various appearances in the Green Bay area since joining the Packers…Has participated in each of the last two Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer benefits...Hobbies/interests: Enjoys playing video games and watching movies…Lists Brett Favre, LeBron James and Troy Polamalu as his favorite athletes…Residence: College Park, Ga.

  • Has solidified himself as a core member of the team’s secondary, having started 35 consecutive games (including playoffs) between the two safety positions.
  • In 2010, joined Nick Collins in becoming only the second Packers rookie to open the season as a starter at safety since Chuck Cecil in 1988. Started the first four games of his rookie season at SS before sustaining a season-ending knee injury vs. Detroit in Week 4.
  • In just three seasons at Georgia Tech, intercepted 14 passes, two shy of the school’s career record.
  • Earned second-team All-America and first-team All-ACC honors as a sophomore in 2008, when he picked off seven passes and posted a career-high 93 tackles.
  • Packers traded up 15 spots in the third round to select him in 2010, the third straight year GM Ted Thompson traded up to select a defensive player (Jeremy Thompson in 2008, Clay Matthews in 2009).
  • Ran back four interceptions for TDs over his final two seasons at North Clayton High School in College Park, Ga.

 
Pro Highlights:

  • Opened each of the team’s 16 games (plus both playoff contests) for the second consecutive season in 2012, pushing his starting streak to 35 games (including playoffs). Finished second on the defense with a career-high 137 tackles (97 solo), a career-best two sacks, 13 passes defensed, two forced fumbles, an interception and a fumble recovery.
  • Participated in all 1,088 plays for the Packers’ defense in 2012, and, according to NFL participation statistics, was one of only four non-offensive linemen in the NFL to appear on 100 percent of his team’s snaps, joining St. Louis LB James Laurinaitis, Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck and San Diego QB Philip Rivers.
  • Started each of the team’s 16 regular-season games in 2011, the first two at strong safety and the final 14 at free safety in place of an injured Nick Collins (neck), one of only two Green Bay defenders to start all 16 games (NT B.J. Raji).
  • Suffered a hand injury in practice in advance of the team’s Week 6 contest vs. St. Louis in 2011, but remained in the lineup and played the ensuing six games with a cast on.
  • Despite the injury, continued to fill in the statistics sheet in first full season of action, posting a secondary-high 107 tackles (83 solo) and new career highs in passes defensed (14), interceptions (three), forced fumbles (two) and fumble recoveries (two). Also added his first career sack.
  • Was one of only two players on the team (CB Charles Woodson) to record a sack, an interception, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble in 2011.
  • Posted three INTs in the season’s first three games, and combined with his one in the first four games of 2010, became the first Packer since S Chuck Cecil in 1988 to have four INTs in his first seven NFL games.
  • Started the first four games at SS before his rookie campaign was cut short by a season-ending knee injury (ACL) sustained in Week 4. Became just the second Packers rookie to open the season as a starter at safety since Cecil in 1988, joining Collins (2005).
  • Was selected by the Packers in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft with the No. 71 overall pick. Green Bay traded up 15 spots from No. 86 to get him, surrendering that selection plus a fourth-round pick (No. 122 overall) to the Philadelphia Eagles, the third straight year GM Ted Thompson moved up in the draft to select a defensive player.


2012 SEASON
: Solidified himself as a leader on the back end, starting every game for the second consecutive season and finishing second on defense with a career-high 137 tackles (97 solo)…Also posted a career-best two sacks, 13 passes defensed, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery…Became the leader of the young safety group after the veteran Woodson sustained a broken collarbone in Week 7 at St. Louis and missed the remainder of the regular season…Moved over to start the final nine games at SS, pairing with a combination of second-year man M.D. Jennings and rookie Jerron McMillian, and helping to serve as the last line for a pass defense that ranked No. 4 in the NFL in opponent QB rating (76.8)…According to league participation information, he appeared on all 1,088 of the Packers’ defensive snaps, one of only two defenders (Laurinaitis) and four non-offensive linemen in the NFL to achieve 100-percent participation in 2012…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 30): Finished as the team’s leading tackler with 13 stops (six solo) and a pass defensed. Made a key tackle for loss on a short pass from QB Drew Brees to RB Mark Ingram on a first-down play from the Green Bay 1-yard line in the third quarter. The subsequent two plays were incomplete passes and New Orleans was forced to attempt a FG on fourth down…Vs. Jacksonville (Oct. 28): Started at SS instead of his customary FS position due to Woodson’s injury, responding with a strong, well-rounded performance. Finished with 11 tackles (nine solo), a sack, both a forced and recovered fumble, and three passes defensed during the game. Tallied the second sack of his career when he came free on a blitz early in the third quarter and dropped QB Blaine Gabbert for a 16-yard loss, also managing to jar the ball loose from Gabbert’s grasp on their way to the ground. Earlier in the game, recovered a fumble when he pounced on a loose ball that LB Brad Jones punched free from RB Rashad Jennings…At Detroit (Nov. 18): Posted a secondary-high nine tackles (eight solo) and his career-high second sack of the season, throwing QB Matthew Stafford for a 9-yard loss in the first quarter…Vs. Minnesota (Dec. 2): Had one of his most impactful games as a pro, making two game-changing INTs inside the Green Bay 20-yard line in the third quarter with the Vikings threatening to score. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he became the first Packer to record two INTs in the same game on plays that both started at the Green Bay 25-yard line or in since CB Doug Evans did so vs. Minnesota on Oct. 22, 1995. The first turnover came early in the second half when he intercepted a throw from QB Christian Ponder intended for WR Michael Jenkins in the end zone. Came back to haunt the Vikings again on the final play of the third quarter when he was matched against TE Kyle Rudolph, who he undercut on a deep crossing route toward the sideline, diving to pick off Ponder’s pass at the Green Bay 13. The pair of INTs marked the second multi-INT game of his career (also at Chicago, Sept. 25, 2011). Finished the game with a secondary-leading nine tackles and three passes defensed…At Chicago (Dec. 16): Part of a pass defense that limited Chicago to just 107 net passing yards and held them without a third-down conversion during the game. Finished with eight tackles (all solo), a forced fumble and a pass defensed. Fumble came late in the second quarter after he punched the ball loose from WR Brandon Marshall near the line of scrimmage, but it was recovered by Bears T Jonathan Scott.

2011: Hit the ground running in training camp, quickly reclaiming his starting position at SS opposite the veteran Collins in the defensive backfield…Wound up starting all 16 games of the regular season, joining Raji as the only two defensive players to do so…Opened the first two games at SS, but played out the remaining 14 at FS following a season-ending neck injury to Collins in Week 2…Suffered an injury of his own when he sustained a fracture in his right hand during practice leading up to the team’s Week 6 game vs. St. Louis…Played the ensuing six contests with a cast covering his hand, but still managed to set what were then career highs in every major statistical category…Led the secondary and finished second on the team with 107 tackles (83 solo) and posted 14 passes defensed, three INTs, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and a sack…Joined Woodson as the only two players on the team to record a sack, an interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery during the season…Vs. New Orleans (Sept. 8): Started his first regular-season game since Week 4 of 2010 and picked up where he left off, posting a career-high and team-leading 14 tackles (nine solo) from the SS position. Most critical tackle came on the game’s final play, when he came over the top of the first wave of defenders at the goal line and teamed with LB Clay Matthews to stop Ingram from advancing as time expired, preserving the 42-34 win…At Carolina (Sept. 18): Showed his dynamic array of skills throughout the game, finishing with three tackles (all solo), a sack, a forced fumble and an INT. Forced fumble came when he punched the ball out from WR Steve Smith following a 25-yard gain in the third quarter and it was recovered by Woodson. On the following possession, made his third career INT on an overthrown ball by former Atlanta high school foe, QB Cam Newton. Was in a deep zone behind WR Legedu Naanee, who was running to the post when the ball sailed beyond his hands and Burnett dove at the Carolina 49 to pick it off. First career sack came later when his coverage responsibility, TE Greg Olsen, stayed in to block and he chased a rolling Newton to the right sideline, dropping him for a 3-yard loss. Became the first Packers defender since Woodson  (Nov. 26, 2009, at Detroit) to record a sack, INT and forced fumble in the same game…At Chicago (Sept. 25): Led the secondary and placed second on the defense with six tackles (all solo) and two passes defensed, posting the first two-INT game of his young career. Flashed his impressive range on the first INT in the first quarter when he came from the hashes to haul in a deep QB Jay Cutler pass intended for WR Roy Williams along the Chicago sideline. The second INT came early in the fourth quarter when Cutler sailed a throw to Williams and he reached back to make the INT. With the two INTs, became the first Packer since Cecil in 1988 to record four INTs in his first seven NFL games. Also teamed with Woodson to become the first Packers teammates to register two-INT games in back-to-back weeks since Cecil and CB Ron Pitts did so in Weeks 5-6 in 1988…Vs. St. Louis (Oct. 16): Suffered a fracture in his right hand at practice during the week and played the game with a club cast. Still managed to place third on the defense with 10 tackles (five solo) and posted his second forced fumble of the season. Lowered his shoulder into the back of RB Steven Jackson on a fourth-quarter carry, jarring the ball loose on impact, though it was recovered by St. Louis…Vs. Detroit (Jan. 1): Made six tackles (five solo) and added two passes defensed and a fumble recovery. Was involved in his fifth turnover play of the season when he picked up a fumble caused by LB Desmond Bishop in the first quarter and returned it 15 yards. The Green Bay offense would score a TD seven plays later…Vs. N.Y. Giants (NFC Divisional, Jan. 15): Made his playoff debut, finishing with five tackles (four solo), two passes defensed and an INT. The INT came in the second quarter after he’d dropped into a zone coverage and dove forward to catch an overthrown pass from QB Eli Manning intended for WR Hakeem Nicks, returning it 12 yards on what was the Giants’ lone turnover of the game.

2010: Opened the first four games of the season at SS before sustaining a season-ending injury to his left knee in Week 4 vs. Detroit…Recorded 15 tackles (12 solo) and an interception in four games…Placed on injured reserve on Oct. 7…At Philadelphia (Sept. 12): Joined teammate Collins (2005) as the only Packers rookie safeties to start a season opener since Cecil in 1988. Recorded four tackles (three solo), tied for second among DBs, in his NFL debut. Part of a secondary that limited WRs Jeremy Maclin and DeSean Jackson to a combined eight catches for 68 yards. Along with CB Sam Shields, who started at nickel CB, became the first Green Bay rookie defensive-back tandem to start the season opener since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. They were the first rookie duo to both start a regular-season game in the secondary since Collins and CB Mike Hawkins did so at Baltimore (Dec. 19, 2005)…Vs. Buffalo (Sept. 19): Posted his first career interception in the 34-7 win over his former college coach, Bills head coach Chan Gailey. On the Bills’ opening drive of the fourth quarter, attacked the line of scrimmage before the snap and met WR Roscoe Parrish immediately as a Trent Edwards pass arrived, wrestling the ball away for his first career INT at the Green Bay 43. The turnover led to a five-play, 52-yard TD drive that put the Packers ahead, 34-7. Added four tackles (three solo) and a pass defensed, including a stop of RB Marshawn Lynch for no gain up the middle on the play before his INT…Vs. Detroit (Oct. 3): Posted three tackles (two solo) in 23 snaps, but suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, ending his debut season…2010 Draft: Selected by the Packers in the third round with the No. 71 overall pick. Green Bay traded up 15 spots, from No. 86, to get him by surrendering that selection plus a fourth-round pick (No. 122 overall) to the Philadelphia Eagles, the third straight year Thompson moved up in the draft to select a defensive player. Became the first player drafted by the Packers out of Georgia Tech since WR Charlie Simmons (sixth round, 1995) and was the highest-drafted safety out of Georgia Tech since Travares Tillman (Buffalo, 2000, second round, No. 58 overall).

COLLEGE: Intercepted 14 passes in three seasons for the Yellow Jackets, which was tied for second most in school history at the time of his departure, behind only the 16 of Willie Clay (1988-91)…Also compiled 235 career tackles (147 solo), eighth most by a Georgia Tech defensive back and just five tackles shy of cracking the top five…Played in 40 career games, starting 28, with all but one start coming at S (the other at CB)…Had 13½ tackles for loss, including one sack, plus two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and 27 passes defensed…Majored in management…Junior season (2009): A second-team All-ACC pick and team captain, he was a preseason candidate for the Jim Thorpe and Bronko Nagurski awards…Started all 14 games despite playing four contests with a cast on his hand for a broken thumb, leading the team in INTs for the third straight year and ranking second in tackles…Registered 85 tackles (48 solo), four tackles for loss, four INTs, eight passes defensed, a blocked kick, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Intercepted two passes for the third time in his career vs. North Carolina (Sept. 26), earning ACC Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance…Sophomore season (2008): Started all 13 games and earned first-team All-America honors from The NFL Draft Report and second-team recognition from Rivals.com, Sports Illustrated and Sporting News…Led the ACC with seven INTs, the most by a Tech player since 1991 and tied for fourth most in a single season in school history…Named first-team All-ACC and led the team in total tackles (93) and solo tackles (62), recording double-digit tackles in four games…Had seven tackles for loss, one forced fumble and 15 total passes defensed…Picked off a Matthew Stafford pass at Georgia (Nov. 29) and returned it 35 yards for his lone career TD in a 45-42 win…Freshman season (2007): Played in all 13 games with one start…Saw action at both safety spots and as nickel back…Named to the ACC All-Freshman team and honorable mention Freshman All-America by Sporting News…Ranked fifth on the team with 57 tackles (37 solo) and first with three INTs, breaking up 10 passes altogether, six in the season’s final three games…Added 2½ tackles for loss, one sack and a fumble recovery.

PERSONAL: Given name Morgan Mark Burnett…Nicknamed “Uno”…Born in East Point, Ga. …Engaged, fiancée’s name is Nicolette...The couple has plans to marry in March 2014...Has a 4-year-old son, Morgan Jr. …Brother, Cap Jr., played football at the University of Georgia from 1999-2002…High school: A four-year starter and three-year team captain at North Clayton High (College Park, Ga.)…Was rated the No. 6 player in Georgia, the No. 7 safety in the nation, and the No. 84 player overall in the national Top 100 by Rivals.com…Rated the No. 5 prospect in the state by SuperPrep, was a member of the Super 11 squad selected by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and was named to the Orlando Sentinel’s All-Southern team…Played RB, QB, WR and DB…Earned Class 4A first-team all-state honors as a senior, when he recorded 135 tackles and six INTs, returning three for TDs, and added 1,100 yards rushing, 875 yards receiving and 650 yards passing on offense…Also was named Atlanta Touchdown Club Defensive Back of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year for Clayton/Henry counties…As a junior, compiled 101 tackles and five INTs, returning one for a score, and had 950 yards rushing, 800 passing and 620 receiving…Earned honorable mention all-state recognition at QB as a sophomore…Had his jersey, No. 1, retired by the school in April 2011…Also was a four-year letterman in track and a three-year letterwinner in basketball…Community involvement: Participated in a fundraiser by cleaning up around his high school to help raise money for a female student with cancer…Also has made various appearances in the Green Bay area since joining the Packers…Has participated in each of the last two Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer benefits...Hobbies/interests: Enjoys playing video games and watching movies…Lists Brett Favre, LeBron James and Troy Polamalu as his favorite athletes…Residence: College Park, Ga.