Burton is a household of the Adelaide Crows, with the veteran kicking 264 goals in his 177 appearances for the club. The athleticism of the forward was his greatest ability, using his large frame to elevate himself above packs. Burton was a dominant forward during his time and goes down as Adelaide’s 6th most successful forward in goal-kicking in the club’s history.
Burton has extended his time at the Crows as he now embarks on his coaching career. He commenced his role as Head of Football for Adelaide at the end of the 2016 season. This follows experience at Brisbane and the Crows as the General Manager of High Performance.