The Panthers scrimmaged for two hours on Saturday morning.
The Panthers held a light workout outdoors on Sunday morning.
Pitt begins practice under Paul Chryst on Thursday, March 15.
2011 Scouting Report: Enters first active season at Pitt looking to earn time at fullback.
2010: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Two-way standout at running back and linebacker for Wilmington Area...selected first team All-State Class AA by the Pennsylvania Sports Writers...Pennsylvania Football News All-Class AA (first team)...Erie Times-News Region 3 Player of the Year... Erie Times-News All-District 10...compiled 2,632 rushing yards, 44 touchdowns and 224 tackles over his junior and senior seasons...rushed for 1,142 yards and scored 19 touchdowns, while compiling 82 tackles his senior year...as a junior, rushed for 1,490 yards, scored 25 touchdowns (23 rushing) and had 142 tackles...was a second-team all-state selection his junior year...led Wilmington to a combined 28-3 mark (.903) his final two seasons, including a 15-1 record and the PIAA Class AA state championship as a junior...a four-year football letterman, the Greyhounds won the District 10 title each year of his varsity career...rated one of Pennsylvania's top 25 prospects by Rivals and SuperPrep...SuperPrep All-Northeast Team...PrepStar All-Eastern Region...played under Coach Terry Verrelli...selected to play in the prestigious Big 33 Football Classic...also lettered in basketball and track and field...Wilmington Area student council...Bible Club leader.
Personal: Derrick Lamont Burns, born 5/10/92, is the son of Dan and Cindy Burns... has two brothers and two sisters...brother Chris is a junior tailback at Massachusetts...enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences.
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