Grady Burnett graduated from high school in Slaton, Texas
Joined the U.S. Army after high school
After leaving the service he played football for Coffeyville College in Coffeyville, Kansas
Married Shirley McBride in Coffeyville, Kansas
Played football for West Texas State (now West Texas A&M), earning a bachelors degree in 1951
Coached all sports at Springlake-Earth Consolidated High School, 1951-1953.
Coached football and other sports at Canadian High School, 1953-1961 (head coach last 5).
Elementary Principal, Vega, Texas, 1961-1962
Head football and track coach at Wheeler High School, 1962-1964
Head football coach Wylie High School, 1964-1970
Principal, Wylie High School 1970-1980.
Died April 7, 1980
Rick - WHS. Graduate-1970 BA - UTA, 1974, MA - ETSU, 1982. Wife Wanda Strickland Burnett, WHS graduate-1969. Lives in Frisco, Texas
Roe Burnett Lear Machen WHS Graduate-1974. BA - Texas Tech, 1978. Lives in Corpus Christi, Texas