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Siaha Burley     

WR
Born: July 16, 1977
Hometown: Mesa, AZ
5' 10", 185
College: Central Florida

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Arizona Rattlers Adds Former Rattler Siaha Burley to the Football Department
Arizona Rattlers Press Release
The five time world champion Arizona Rattlers are pleased to announce that they have added the 2015 AFL Assistant Coach of the Year Siaha Burley to the Rattlers’ staff.

Siaha Burley Returns as Preds Offensive Coordinator
Orlando Predators Press Release
The Orlando Predators announced Monday that Siaha Burley will return for his second season as the team’s Offensive Coordinator in 2015.

Orlando Predators Introduce AFL Legend Siaha Burley as Offensive Coordinator
Orlando Predators Press Release
The Orlando Predators are pleased to announce that former Arena Football League star and Predators player Siaha Burley will be the teams’ offensive coordinator for the 2014 season.

Arizona Rattlers add receiver Markee White
Tucson Citizen

Siaha Burley ends retirement, aims to play for Arizona Rattlers
AZ Central.com

Breaking it Down - 2010 Week 16
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
Seven of the eight playoff teams have been decided as well as two division titles. Three total teams clinched playoff berths, while two were eliminated. Jacksonville and Tampa Bay swapped places despite losing AFL all-time leading passer Aaron Garcia and Spokane's road until ArenaBowl XXIII will be at home. This and my top offensive player of the year await you in the Week 16 edition of Breaking it Down.

Arizona Rattlers sign WR Siaha Burley
Arizona Rattlers Press Release

Comeback try too little, late for Rattlers
AZ Central.com
In a matter of six days, the Rattlers went from being one of the Arena Football League's upstarts to a team unable to start a game.

Rattlers fall in regular-season finale to Blaze
East Valley Tribune
The Rattlers have worked hard all season to earn a home playoff game. Now that it’s at hand, is there any way to give it up and play on the road? On Saturday, the Rattlers once again started out lethargically at US Airways Center en route to a 62-45 beating by Danny White’s Utah Blaze.

Turnovers put Rattlers in hole they can't escape
East Valley Tribune
The Rattlers, with a No. 3 playoff seed assured, had nothing much to play for Monday night.

Crush wins to keep Blaze from clinching
Deseret News
The Utah Blaze had an off weekend, but still had a chance to clinch a third-straight Arena Football League playoff spot on Monday night. All Utah had to have was a loss by the Colorado Crush during at ESPN2-televised game on the road against the Arizona Rattlers.

Early hole dooms Rattlers at home
Arizona Republic
The Rattlers will return to work today and try to figure out how they allowed themselves to fall into a 35-7 hole Monday night against a 4-10 team, and needed a desperate final minute to make a 62-55 loss to Colorado look at least respectable.

Too on One interview with Rattlers boss Bouchy
East Valley Tribune
Brett Bouchy, 39, has taken over the operations of the Arizona Rattlers in the past year. He’s trying to right a ship that had gone off course the past few years.

Rattlers set 2 team records in rout of Brigade
East Valley Tribune
The playoff-bound Arizona Rattlers defeated the Kansas City Brigade in Kansas City on Sunday, breaking two team records en route to a 73-34 Arena Football League win.

Sauk gives Rattlers a hefty lift
AZ Central.com
Matt Sauk was ready to finally let go, coach a little bit, then figure out what he wanted to do in the real world. Then, his former coach dialed his number.

Rattlers' recovery relieves new boss
AZ Central.com
Rattlers Managing Partner Brett Bouchy couldn't have scripted it better than to see his team clinch an Arena Football League playoff berth Saturday in Orlando, where he spent the past 12 years.

Rattlers top Predators, make playoffs
East Valley Tribune
Matt Sauk’s 19-yard touchdown pass to Siaha Burley with five seconds remaining lifted the Arizona Rattlers past the Orlando Predators 60-53, clinching an Arena Football League playoff spot for the Rattlers.

Blaze: Winning jogs team's memory
Salt Lake Tribune
Having won last week for the first time all season, the Utah Blaze (1-9) spent this week working on their short-term memory as they prepared to host the 4-5 Colorado Crush at EnergySolutions tonight (7 p.m., KJZZ).

Blaze: Whittaker picks up where Burley left off
Salt Lake Tribune
Turns out, the Utah Blaze's replacement for the great Siaha Burley has been right under their nose.

Blaze receivers just fine sans Burley
Deseret News
Siaha Burley of the Utah Blaze set the all-time Arena Football League record for receiving yardage last season, earning him the league's Offensive Player of the Year honor. Utah went 8-8 and qualified for the playoffs.

'Tricky' Rattlers hosting VooDoo
East Valley Tribune
If Kevin Guy ever pays a visit to your house, count the silverware both before he arrives and after he leaves. The coach’s sleight of hand is a big reason why the Rattlers have a chance to turn this season into a winning one.

Special teams help Rattlers move into 1st place
East Valley Tribune
The Arizona Rattlers used a 29-point fourth quarter and two key special teams plays to defeat the Tampa Bay Storm, 63-62, Sunday in Tampa, Fla.

Burley trying to make name for himself again with Rattlers fans
East Valley Tribune
He’s a newcomer. And an old-timer, too. After a two-year absence, Siaha Burley is back with the Rattlers, only with a heightened stature.

Campbell likely back at QB for Rattlers
East Valley Tribune
Lang Campbell, apparently recovered from a sprained ankle, looks like he’s back as the Rattlers’ starting quarterback.

Defense holds down Arizona as Rush improves to 4-1
Chicago Tribune
Less than a week after coach Mike Hohensee complained about missed assignments in a big victory over Colorado, the defense bottled up visiting Arizona much of the way to a 59-35 Arena Football League victory at Allstate Arena.

Bonner leads Rush in rout of Rattlers
Arizona Republic
Sherdrick Bonner threw five touchdown passes to help the Chicago Rush beat the Arizona Rattlers 59-35 on Friday night in the Arena Football League.

Bonner is back on top as Rattlers come to visit
Arizona Republic
It's like the mid-1990s all over again for Sherdrick Bonner.

Burley's status in question
Arizona Republic
Burley, slowed by a tender hamstring, has played in only one game this season after signing as a free agent. Last season with Utah, he was the Arena Football League Offensive Player of the Year.

Rattlers seek rebound vs. NY
Arizona Republic
It's only three weeks into the season, and Brett Bouchy's big guarantee is starting to look shaky.

Guy says O-line improving
Arizona Republic
Rattlers coach Kevin Guy said he thought a revamped offensive line showed improvement against San Jose on Saturday.

Blaze notes: Replacing Burley easy for Blaze
Salt Lake Tribune
One of the major questions surrounding the Utah Blaze this season was how the team would replace receiver Siaha Burley, the 2007 Arena Football League Offensive Player of the Year who bolted for Arizona in the offseason.

Leg soreness kept Burley out of opener
Arizona Republic
The Rattlers won their season opener Saturday at Utah 63-62 without the Arena Football League's 2007 Offensive Player of the Year, Siaha Burley. Coach Kevin Guy said Burley's legs were sore at the end of last week and, instead of risking injury, Guy made him inactive in his return to Utah, where he won the league's top offensive honor last season.

Rattlers bring intrigue to opener
Salt Lake Tribune
Either the Arena Football League's schedule-makers have a twisted sense of humor, or they realize the potential for a dramatic start to the league's 22nd season when they see it.

The Rattlers' lineup undergoes a massive shift as new league rules settle in
East Valley Tribune
New roster, new coach, even new uniforms.Everything about the Rattlers has a different look. That's what can happen after you go 4-12, as they did last year.

Week 1 Power Poll Rankings
Bleacher Report
Here is the first power rankings going into week 1 of the Arena Football season.

Tickets going fast for home opener
Salt Lake Tribune
Plenty of unknowns surround the Utah Blaze as they prepare for their third season-opener in the Arena Football League, a rematch on Saturday with the Arizona Rattlers at EnergySolutions Arena.

What's this? Blaze may actually try to run the ball, too
Deseret News
Arena football is a pass-happy game. Running the football just isn't usually an effective way of moving the football down the field in the AFL. The running back is really more of a fourth lineman protecting the quarterback than he is a ball-carrier.

Blaze coach talking about winning title
Deseret News
You have to believe there are coaches that would love to strangle Danny White — and not just because he's won two championships in the Arena Football League.

No ordinary Joe: QB Germaine looks to Blaze frontier for Utah's AFL team
Deseret News
The quarterback, no matter what the league or level, is always a focal point of a football team.

Expectations high in third season
Salt Lake Tribune
Because of his track record in Arizona, what he accomplished as a Dallas Cowboy and his penchant for talking about his players as if they are Jim Brown and his teams as if they are the 1972 Miami Dolphins, Utah Blaze coach and general manager Danny White has pretty much brought the question upon himself.

Burley leaves big shoes to fill
Salt Lake Tribune
Perhaps it is because he has inherited the familiar No. 5 jersey, but Utah Blaze newcomer J.J. McKelvey turned in the best line during training camp when he was asked which receiver would replace Siaha Burley.

Expectations high in third season
Salt Lake Tribune
Because of his track record in Arizona, what he accomplished as a Dallas Cowboy and his penchant for talking about his players as if they are Jim Brown and his teams as if they are the 1972 Miami Dolphins, Utah Blaze coach and general manager Danny White has pretty much brought the question upon himself.

Spotlight shines on Germaine
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah Blaze receiver Aaron Boone has a theory, which wouldn't seem like that big of a deal if it weren't coming from a player who catches passes for a living.

New era to begin for Rattlers without Bonner
AZ Central.com
They have a new practice facility, Gene Autry Park in Mesa; a new majority owner, Brett Bouchy; a new coach, Kevin Guy; a new offensive coordinator, Skip Foster; and they will have a new quarterback among 30 new players in camp.

Blaze suffer a big loss as Olsen ends career
Deseret News
Olsen, the former BYU star, has been released from his contract by the Blaze at his request, Olsen confirmed Tuesday afternoon on 1280 AM (the Zone).

Blaze lose Burley but gain defenders
Deseret News
The best offensive player in the team's two-year history — receiver Siaha Burley — agreed to return to the Arizona Rattlers. One of Utah's possible replacements for Burley as a top receiver — Ryan Dennard — instead has a new deal with the Chicago Rush.

Receiver Burley returns
Arizona Republic
Burley, the Rattlers' top receiver in 2004 and '05, will return to the club after signing a two-year deal that he said was worth more than what he made his past two seasons playing for the Utah Blaze.

Utah Blaze: Feeling burned, Burley bolts
Salt Lake Tribune
The AFL Offensive Player of the Year in 2007 said he will sign a free-agent contract with the Arizona Rattlers.

Burley returning to the Rattlers
AZ Central.com
Arena Football League Offensive Player of the Year Siaha Burley will return to the Rattlers after agreeing to sign as a free agent Monday.

Utah Blaze: MVP Burley to sign with Arizona
Salt Lake Tribune
Receiver Siaha Burley, the Arena Football League's Offensive Player of the Year in 2007, told The Salt Lake Tribune today that he will sign a free agent contract with the Arizona Rattlers this afternoon or Tuesday.

Utah Blaze: Two re-sign as Burley waits
Salt Lake Tribune
The three- and two-year deals came on the heels of Tuesday's news that the franchise had re-signed receiver Aaron Boone to a two-year contract. Last week, the team re-upped linemen Chris Janek and Thaddeus Bullard. Noticeably absent from the Blaze's list

BLAZE: Burley honored by AFL
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah Blaze receiver Siaha Burley is the Arena Football League Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced today. It is the first time this season that Burley has earned as AFL weekly award.