A former track star, Burns ran the 60 meter hurdles in 7.68 seconds to break a record that was 38 years old at the time.
Artie Burns became the first cornerback selected by the Steelers in the first round in 19 years, since they selected Chad Scott No. 1 in 1997.
Steelers face $8.4 million decision on OLB Jarvis Jones
Report: 49ers, Steelers, Dolphins among teams inquiring about Josh Norman
The Steelers hosted three draft prospects Tuesday, and two of them have something in common with many of the team’s previous pre-draft visitors.
The Steelers released veteran cornerback Cortez Allen on Friday.
Allen was due to make $4.4 million in 2016 and was signed through 2018
the 2016 schedule includes four nationally televised primetime games!