Category: Vontaze Burfict

Vontaze Burfict Says Thinking About the Doubters Can Stop His Process of Getting Better Each Day

Friday, January 4th, 2013

From future star, to undrafted free agent, to starting NFL linebacker, to the Bengals leading tackler, to playoff starter. That's been the last couple of years for Bengals rookie linebacker Vontaze Burfict. Around the time of the NFL Draft there were whole bunch of questions about Burfict. His on-field demeanor, his ability, his ...

Vontaze Burfict Wishes He Had a Coach Like Marvin Lewis in College

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Vontaze Burfict entered 2011 at Arizona State as a prospect projected to be selected very early in the 2012 NFL Draft. But then his play dropped off sharply and red flags began to pop up left and right in regard to his personality. After a reported failed drug test for ...

Vontaze Burfict Laughs Off the Criticisms of Him and Says Some Team Will Get a “Great Linebacker”

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Prior to this past season, Vontaze Burfict had dreams of a Pac-12 Championship and possibly being a first round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. Unfortunately the Pac-12 Preseason Defensive Player of the Year had an awful season in Tempe and that poor momentum has carried over to the pre-draft ...