Lorenzo Burns, a 2016 graduate from Linfield Christian school, was elevated by the Jacksonville Jaguars to the active roster for their game against New England this past weekend. Valley News/Courtesy photo
The number of former area players to play in an NFL game increased by one more this past Sunday. The Jacksonville Jaguars elevated cornerback Lorenzo Burns to the active roster for their game against New England, putting the former Linfield Christian and University of Arizona product in line to make his pro debut. The 24-year-old Burns, who went undrafted this past May, was signed to the Jaguars’ practice squad before the regular season. Burns had not moved from there until this week when Jacksonville needed to replace several players who were put on the NFL’s Reserve/COVID-19 list. Burns, who graduated from Linfield Christian school in 2016, played for and graduated from the University of Arizona, starting 40 games including all 17 in 2019-2020. For his career he had nine interc
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