Bears improve to 8-0 for the second time in school history.
Shock Linwood led the Bears 148 yards and the clinching touchdown.
Coach Art Briles and players met with media before the first day of fall practice
Sophomore had 63-yard INT return in win over ULM.
Baylor returns 15 starters and 47 letterman from last season's Holiday Bowl champion team.
No. 4 Football vs. No. 7 Michigan State (USA Today)
2015 (Senior): Started two of 10 games played at safety, missed three games due to injury… Totaled 16 tackles (15 solo, one TFL), one interception and one PBU on season… Starter in season’s first two games, played as reserve safety and on special teams over season’s final 11 games… Totaled three solo stops and breakup in season-opening win at SMU… Made two solo tackles in last start in win over Lamar in second game… Had two stops, including three-yard TFL in reserve role in win at Kansas in fifth game… Made game-clinching interception with under minute to play to end drive at midfield and preserve 31-24 road win at Kansas State in eighth game… Also had two tackles as backup safety in win at KSU… Had three tackles vs. No. 12 Oklahoma in ninth game… Missed next three games due to ankle injury… Made solo stop in Russell Athletic Bowl win over No. 10 North Carolina.
2014 (Junior): Starting cover safety in all 13 games for 2014 Big 12 champions… One of nine players to start all 13 games in 2014… Totaled 53 tackles (40 solo, one TFL), one forced fumble and one blocked kick return for TD on season… Made five tackles, including one for loss, in season-opening win over SMU… Named Big 12 Special Teams Player of Week following effort in win at Texas in fifth game, totaled three tackles, career-high-tying two PBUs and returned first quarter blocked field goal 62 yards for TD to give BU 7-0 lead… Made six solo tackles and tied career best of two PBUs in epic 61-58 comeback win over No. 9 TCU in sixth game… Tied career high with seven tackles at West Virginia in seventh game… Matched career high with seven stops (five solo) in win at No. 16 Oklahoma in ninth game… Totaled career-high-tying seven tackles (six solo), two PBUs and forced fumble in win vs. Texas Tech in 11th game… Made six tackles in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 7 Michigan State… Spent 2014 spring drills rehabbing shoulder injury.
2013 (Sophomore): Starting cover safety in all 13 games as sophomore… Totaled 61 tackles (36 solo, 1.5 for loss), two interceptions for 63 yards and one TD, and four breakups on season… Had six tackles in season-opening win over Wofford… Made two PBUs and had four stops in win over Buffalo in second game… Earned Big 12 Defensive Player of Week honor Sept. 23 after registering career-high seven tackles and returning interception 63 yards for TD in win over ULM in third game… Had four stops and assisted on TFL in win over West Virginia in fourth game… Made six tackles (five solo) in win at Kansas State in fifth game… Tied career-best of seven tackles and added breakup in win vs. Texas Tech in ninth game… Made memorable game-sealing interception in endzone (ball tipped by teammate Sam Holl) to clinch win at TCU in 11th game, finished with three tackles… Made three stops and PBU in historic win over No. 23 Texas that clinched Big 12 championship and school’s first-ever BCS Bowl in 12th game… Had six tackles, including one for loss, in Fiesta Bowl vs. No. 15 UCF.
2012 (True Freshman): Played all 13 games as true freshman (one of only three true freshmen to play, the only to play every game), earned first collegiate letter... Saw predominant action on special teams, played snaps as reserve defensive back in five games... Totaled five tackles on season... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over SMU, saw action from scrimmage and made career first tackle (solo)... Also played from scrimmage in game two win over SHSU with no stats... Also played snaps in backfield at No. 9 WVU in fourth game and in win over Kansas in eighth game... Made season-high two tackles vs. KU... Made solo stop on special teams in upset of No. 1 Kansas State in 10th game... Also had assisted tackle on special teams in win over No. 24 Oklahoma State in 12th game... Played from scrimmage (no stats) in Holiday Bowl win over No. 17 UCLA.
High School: Versatile defensive back and returner from Wylie (Texas) High School… Played under head coach Bill Howard… National position rankings among DBs: No. 22 by ESPN.com, No. 36 by 247Sports.com, No. 47 by Scout.com… Rated No. 6 cornerback in state by 2011 Postseason Dave Campbell’s Texas Football… Ranked 59th-best prospect in Texas by ESPN.com and 84th by 247Sports.com… Listed No. 48 on Dallas Morning News SportsDay’s Dallas-Area Top 100, 11th among defensive backs… Rated No. 84 on Scout.com’s Midlands Top 150… Named 2011 second-team DFW Class 4A All-Area (DB) and first-team All-District 10-4A (S) following senior season… Totaled 37 tackles (28 solo), one tackle-for-loss, two interceptions and six PBUs in 2011… Also ran for 254 yards (50 carries) and two touchdowns and had one reception for 10 yards on offense… Helped WHS to 11-4 record and DI state semifinals as junior in 2010… Totaled 64 tackles, three tackles-for-loss, one sack, seven PBUs, two interceptions and two forced fumbles in 2010... Also ran track and field, member of Wylie’s 4A state champion 4x100 relay squad as junior in 2011… Teammate at Wylie of eventual Baylor teammate Kyle Fuller.
Personal: Son of Grey and Danise Burt… Full name is Terrell Damond Burt… Born Sept. 4, 1993, in Frankfurt, Germany… Scheduled to graduate in May 2016 with a degree in health, kinesiology and leisure studies… Moved to Texas from Virginia Beach, Va.