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Plaxico Burress

Plaxico Antonio Burress (born August 12, 1977) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a Free Agent. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers eighth overall in the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan State. Burress also played for the New York Giants, making the game winning catch in the 2008 Super Bowl victory, and the New York Jets. Burress set a Big Ten Conference single-season record by catching 65 passes in his first season at Michigan State, and also excelled on the special-teams coverage units, using his leaping ability as a kick blocker. He ranks third in career touchdown catches (20), third in receptions (131), and fourth in receiving yards (2,155) in just two seasons at Michigan State University. He was an All-American second-team selection by SportsPage.com and an All-Big Ten Conference first-team pick in 1999. Burress broke his own school season-record that he set in 1998 (65 catches) with 66 receptions for 1,142 yards (17.3 avg) and 12 touchdowns. He established Spartans' single-season-record 12 touchdown receptions, eclipsing the previous record of eight that Burress shared (1998) with Andre Rison (1988) and Bob Carey (1949). He

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Plaxico Burress -- No Prison ... In Tax Evasion Case

Plaxico Burress
No Prison ... In Tax Evasion Case

Plaxico Burress is NOT going to prison for tax evasion -- despite the fact he was facing an entire DECADE behind bars ... TMZ Sports has learned.  As we previously reported, officials in… READ MORE >

Plaxico Burress -- I'm Not a Tax Crook ... I Don't Belong In Prison

Plaxico Burress
I'm Not a Tax Crook ... I Don't Belong In Prison

Plaxico Burress says he did NOT intentionally try to screw the government out of a $48,000 tax bill -- claiming the whole thing is a miscommunication -- and he DOESN'T belong in prison.  Plax… READ MORE >

- 64 days ago
Plaxico Burress -- Shoots Himself In the Foot Over Tax Bill

Plaxico Burress
Shoots Himself In the Foot Over Tax Bill

More trouble for ex-NFL star Plaxico Burress -- he's been indicted in New Jersey for allegedly failing to pay close to $50,000 in state taxes ... and he could face serious prison time.… READ MORE >

- 64 days ago
​Plaxico Burress -- Casualty In Real Estate Crash ... Takes Huge Hit on Florida Mansion

​Plaxico Burress
Casualty In Real Estate Crash Takes Huge Hit on FL Mansion

Plaxico Burress just got ROCKED by the real estate market ... 'cause he just unloaded his Florida mansion for HALF of what he paid for it back in 2005, TMZ Sports has learned. We know ... Plaxico… READ MORE >

- 514 days ago
Plaxico Burress' Neighbor Sues Over Alleged Pitbull Attack -- His Dog Mauled Me!

Plaxico Burress
Neighbor Sues Over Alleged Pitbull Attack His Dog Mauled Me!

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress needs to keep his vicious pitbull on a short leash ... at least according to his neighbor, who claims the dog violently attacked her earlier this… READ MORE >

- 578 days ago
NFL Star Plaxico Burress to Crash Victim -- Take Your Damn Money

Plaxico Burress to Crash Victim
Take Your Damn Money

NFL star Plaxico Burress can finally drive again ... but the privilege cost him his house.As we reported, Plax was ordered to pay $159,000 last year to a woman named Alise Smith, who sued Plax in… READ MORE >

- 788 days ago
Plaxico Burress Takes a Shot On the Home Front

Plaxico Burress
Takes a Shot On the Home Front

This is a switch ... someone is gunning for Plaxico Burress ... someone who is now forcing the sale of his Virginia Beach mansion.Seems Plaxico got in a nasty car accident with a woman named… READ MORE >

- 816 days ago
NFL'er Plaxico Burress -- Driver's License Suspended

Plaxico Burress
Driver's License Suspended

Plaxico Burress finally has an NFL team, but now he might have trouble getting to practice ... his driver's license has been suspended ... after failing to cough up a 6-figure judgment to a car… READ MORE >

- 830 days ago
Plaxico Burress -- Drops $100,000 to Pay Off IRS

Plaxico Burress
Drops $100,000 ... to Pay Off IRS

Plaxico Burress is thanking his lucky stars an NFL team picked him up because he's using that freshly earned green to pay off a debt to Uncle Sam ... to the tune of $100,000. A federal tax lien… READ MORE >

- 901 days ago
Plaxico Burress Beats 125 MPH Speeding Ticket!!!

Plaxico Burress
Beats 125 MPH Speeding Ticket!!!

Plaxico Burress -- the unemployed NFL star who famously shot  himself in the leg -- just skated on a speeding ticket because the cop shot himself in the foot!Plaxico was cited for going 125… READ MORE >

- 970 days ago

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