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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 -- Dropped the Ball on His Taxes, Owes Over $59,000

Plaxico Burress
Dropped the Ball on Taxes Owes Over $59k

Current free agent Plaxico Burress could really use an NFL team right now ... because the unemployed wide receiver just had a tax lien filed against him in the State of New York for more than… READ MORE >

Plaxico Burress Appeals $125,000 Judgment

Plaxico Burress
I Don't Wanna Write a Check for $125,000!!!

Free agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress is looking for his next contract -- and in the meantime he's looking to avoid having to shell out six figures by appealing a judge's ruling against him.As… READ MORE >

- 1014 days ago
NFL Star Plaxico Burress -- On the Losing End ... of a Lawsuit

Plaxico Burress
On the Losing End ... of a Lawsuit

Plaxico Burress just can't win in 2012 -- not only did his heavily-hyped New Yorks Jets fail to make the playoffs, but he just lost a lawsuit which will have him writing a check for six figures.A… READ MORE >

- 1070 days ago
Plaxico Burress -- NY Jets Move Will Affect My Probation

Plaxico Burress
NY Jets Move Will Affect My Probation!

Moments after Plaxico Burress signed a contract with the New York Jets this week ... the recently released prisoner signed a request to transfer his probation to New Jersey ... where he plans to… READ MORE >

- 1241 days ago
Plaxico Burress Signs with New York Jets

Plaxico Burress
Signs with New York Jets

The long, strange journey of NFL star Plaxico Burress has come full circle -- the wide receiver has signed to play for the New York Jets. Plax's deal is reportedly for one year at $3.017… READ MORE >

- 1245 days ago
Plaxico Burress' Post-Prison MUST HAVE Item

Plaxico Burress' Post-Prison MUST HAVE Item

Plaxico Burress spent 22 months in prison -- so it's no surprise dude went on a shopping spree ... but we're a little shocked about WHERE he decided to drop his cash. Check out TMZ on TV -- click… READ MORE >

- 1291 days ago
Another Plaxico Burress Mug Shot ...

Another Plaxico Burress Mug Shot ...

NFL hopeful Plaxico Burress almost cracked a smile yesterday when he checked in with Florida officials to begin his probation. Sports question -- which NFL team, if any, will sign Plax? And ....… READ MORE >

- 1297 days ago
Strings Attached to Plaxico Probation -- NO GUNS, PAL

Strings Attached to Plaxico Probation -- NO GUNS, PAL

In case he didn't learn his lesson, Plaxico Burress was just informed by his probation officer ... if he dares to mess with a gun for the next two years, he'll go back to the slammer, and… READ MORE >

- 1299 days ago
Plaxico Burress -- Dirty, 'Filthy,' Inmate

Plaxico Burress -- Dirty, 'Filthy,' Inmate

Plaxico Burress was known as a dirty, "filthy," troublemaker during his stint behind bars in Oneida State Prison -- this according to docs obtained by TMZ. During the search of his cell back in… READ MORE >

- 1300 days ago
Plaxico Burress Released From Prison

Plaxico Burress Released From Prison

Plaxico Burress is a free man, 22 months after he began serving a prison sentence for weapons violations.The NFL star left the Oneida Correctional Facility in central New York, hugging sports… READ MORE >

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