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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's Final Prison Meal -- Sowing His Oats

Plaxico's Final Prison Meal -- Sowing His Oats

Former NY Giants star Plaxico Burress has less than a week left in the slammer -- and now, we know what he can look forward to for his final meal behind bars ... one oatmeal-filled BREAKFAST!!!And… READ MORE >

Plaxico -- I'll Watch the Super Bowl From Prison!

Plaxico -- I'll Watch the Super Bowl From Prison!

Just a few years ago, Plaxico Burress was playing in the Super Bowl -- this year, the former NY Giants superstar will be allowed to watch the big game from the confines of a NY prison ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

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Plaxico Burress -- Flavorless in 2011

Plaxico Burress -- Flavorless in 2011

Former New York Giant and current inmate Plaxico Burress rang in the New Year at the Oneida Correctional Facility in Rome, NY with the most bland slate of culinary options as possible.TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 1393 days ago
Plaxico Burress -- Denied Jail Work Release

Plaxico Burress -- Denied Jail Work Release

Former NFL star Plaxico Burress won't be returning to the football field any time soon -- TMZ has learned the famous wide receiver's latest attempt to participate in a work release program was… READ MORE >

- 1516 days ago
Plaxico Burress -- Punished in Prison

Plaxico Burress -- Punished in Prison

Former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress caught a serious punishment during his stint behind bars -- dude lost his recreational time privileges for one month after lying to a guard.… READ MORE >

- 1637 days ago
Plaxico's New Year's Eve -- It's All Gravy

Plaxico's New Year's Eve -- It's All Gravy

No champagne, no party hats -- former NY Giants star Plaxico Burress will ring in 2010 with an incarceration-approved portion of chicken and gravy. TMZ has obtained the menu from Oneida… READ MORE >

- 1760 days ago
Plaxico Gets a Room with a View

Plaxico Gets a Room with a View

Plaxico Burress' new prison digs are more Four Seasons than Howard Johnson -- we're told the lucky felon just landed the equivalent of a lockdown penthouse.We're told Plax's new room -- not cell… READ MORE >

- 1851 days ago
Plaxico Takes All Expenses Paid Trip to Rome...

Plaxico Takes All Expenses Paid Trip to Rome...

... New York, where he'll now be staying in a luxurious prison known as the Oneida Correctional Facility. The New York State Department of Correctional Services tells us Plaxico was moved from… READ MORE >

- 1851 days ago
Plaxico's Mug Shot -- He Forgot to Say Cheese

Plaxico's Mug Shot -- He Forgot to Say Cheese

With his goatee shaved off and his new, greenish prison issue -- former New York Giant Plaxico Burress posed for his mug shot after being sentenced to two years in the hoosegow. More Plaxico… READ MORE >

- 1856 days ago
Plaxico's New Home -- Stark Reality

Plaxico's New Home -- Stark Reality

We've learned Plaxico Burress has arrived at his new temporary home -- the medium-security Ulster Correctional Facility in Napanoch, NY.This isn't his final destination -- he'll stay at Ulster… READ MORE >

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