Burton, 23, was originally drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the seventh-round of the 2011 NFL Draft. At 6'1 and 221 pounds he clocked a 4.38 40-yard dash. He played a total of 15 games for the Vikings during his two seasons with the team, picking up seven receptions for 73 yards and a touchdown.
During the 2013 NFL preseason, Burton had seven receptions for 112 yards.
The Jaguars have still yet to release any players to make room on the roster.