Nick Saban reacts to Plaxico Burress’ Twitter comments

Nick Saban took some flak last week due to comments made by his former player, Plaxico Burress. Burress took to Twitter last Thursday, claiming that Saban was not truthful with him at Michigan State, improperly predicting Burress’ NFL draft position and leaving to coach for LSU before their bowl game. Coach Saban didn’t get defensive or over-react in his response, imperative...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban denies Plaxico Burress' allegations

Plaxico Burress made news last week when he ripped Nick Saban, his coach at Michigan State, for the comments he made at SEC Media Days regarding his players being distracted by receiving draft grades just before Alabama's loss in the College Football Playoff semifinals. To say he was critical of Saban would be an understatement, as Burress posted a series of tweets regarding Saban...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Responds to Plaxico Burress' Remarks

Last week during SEC Media Days, Nick Saban said things that ruffled some feathers. The Alabama coach talked about his players focusing on the...
Via Athlon Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Last Word Podcast: Plaxico Burress, Big Ten media day, MSU recruiting

Today on The Last Word Podcast, Mike Sterner fills in for Jeremy File to help Tyler discuss Big Ten media days, recruiting wars for MSU with Alabama, and Plaxico Burress calling out his former coach. You can listen to the entire podcast here. This article The Last Word Podcast: Plaxico Burress, Big Ten media day, MSU recruiting appeared first on isportsweb by Tyler Hayward
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Burress’s tweets come at right time

(Photo credit: Jason Bridge/USA Today Sports) The Big Ten media days don’t start until July 30th, but a former Big Ten athlete made headlines as he wasn’t too happy with a statement made in SEC country earlier this week. Former Michigan State football player Plaxico Burress was apparently not holding back regarding his feelings about his ex-coach. During his scheduled press...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress calls out Nick Saban saying one thing, doing another regarding LSU

According to Burress, Saban told his his Michigan State players in 1999 he wasn't going to leave the school but one day later left to coach LSU football.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
16 days ago

Ex-Giants WR Plaxico Burress savages former college coach Nick Saban on Twitter

Yesterday Alabama head coach Nick Saban said that some college players are “distracted” by their upcoming NFL Draft status. That led to an angry rant by former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress, who played for Saban at Michigan State. Here’s the story as it unfolded on his Twitter account: I recall Nick Saban telling me to stay in school finish what I started,...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress rips Saban over SEC media day remarks

Practice what you preach, Nick. Alabama football head coach Nick Saban spoke at SEC Media Days on Wednesday, and he seemed a bit surly about his loss in the Sugar Bowl. Even though this was over seven months ago, Saban still is torn up about of his 42-35 loss to the eventual champions, Ohio State. Saban took to the podium and suggested his players were not as focused on the game...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress Goes Off On Nick Saban Over Draft Distraction Comments

Plaxico Burress went off on his former college coach, Nick Saban, over comments he made at SEC Media Days.
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress goes off on Saban via twitter following draft comments

While many see Steve Spurrier and his folksy attitude towards SEC Media Days as the star of the show, Nick Saban is clearly the coach that moves the needle the most these days at the league's annual meeting. The most discussed topic following Saban's time at the podium was his issue with the current timing of the NFL's Draft grade evaluations, discussed here in great detail by...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress rips Nick Saban for complaining about draft grades

Plaxico Burress played for Nick Saban at Michigan State, and the former NFL wide receiver never got over Saban’s decision to leave the Spartans to take a job at LSU. So when Saban made headlines on Wednesday by complaining about NFL Draft grades, Burress had to make sure he got his two cents in. While...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Sleepers On The New York Giants That Can Contribute

1. Marcus Harris (WR) - Spent 2014 on the IR after preseason but looked real sharp with 9 receptions for 90 yards in three games. During the time when he was healthy he was taking first team snaps. 2. Preston Parker (WR/KR) - was Harris's replacement and took full advantage of that opportunity. Parker finished the season with 36 receptions for 418 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also...
Via Football Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Three plays that’ll get Giants fans pumped for 2015

If history is going to maintain itself, then the New York Giants will be playing in Super Bowl 50. They won it all in Super Bowl 42 and 46, so perhaps it’s their time again. With the Giants offense looking like its most dangerous in decades, and the defense ready to be championship-caliber under old friend Steve Spagnuolo, New York is more than capable of being a legitimate championship...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Poll: Which Giants Injury Was Stranger — Plaxico Burress or Jason Pierre-Paul?

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly had a finger amputated Wednesday after a fireworks mishap last weekend. But, despite this freak accident, the Giants unfortunately are no strangers to weird injuries. In 2008, star wide receiver Plaxico Burress accidentally shot himself in the leg when his concealed firearm shot off in his pants. Burress was later convicted...
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First things first- we wish JPP a speedy recovery. The parallels between JPP and Plaxico Burress are eerie. Both: were stars when their incident occurred had self-inflicted non life-threatening wounds incidents occurred due to illegal activity stars showed a tremendous lack of judgment have questionable physical outcomes with a general pronouncement of being able to return to the...
Via Ultimate NYG
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Taxico Burress: Former NFL star in trouble with the law again

Former New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress is in trouble again, but luckily this time around, he didn’t physically harm himself in the process. Burress, who famously brought a handgun to a nightclub only to accidentlly shoot himself in the thigh, now faces the wrath of the IRS for allegedly failing to pay almost $50,000 in New Jersey state taxes...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Five NFL players who paid dearly to obtain jersey numbers

Jersey numbers are quite coveted possessions for some football players. And sometimes players are forced to give up their jersey number when they switch teams. Whether it’s a karma thing or just a sentimental attachment to a favorite number, some players have gone all out to obtain their original jersey number when they switch teams. 1. Eli Manning Traded Vacation for No. 10...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Martavis Bryant, The Big Receiver Ben Has Been Clamoring For

Ever since Plaxico Burress left following his rookie season, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been lobbying for a taller target, oftentimes through the media. The 6-foot-5 Burress only started 11 games that year , but as coincidence would have it, he posted the best yards-per-catch average of his career when Roethlisberger was throwing him the football, […] Martavis Bryant,...
Via Steelers Depot
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-NFLer Plaxico Burress Indicted On Charges Of Failing To Pay Taxes

Former NFL star Plaxico Burress has been indicted on charges he failed to pay taxes, New Jersey prosecutors announced Thursday. The 37-year-old former wide receiver with the Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants and New York Jets was charged last week with willful failure to pay a state tax and issuing a bad check or electronic funds transfer. Burress is...
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress in legal hot water again

Former Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants, and New York Jets wide receiver Plaxico Burress is in legal trouble again. According to James McEvoy of the Times of Trenton “Burress has been indicted on charges he failed to pay $47,903 in New Jersey income taxes.” At one point Burress was a huge part of the Steelers and Giants offenses. Over his 12 year NFL career, Burress amassed...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Former Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Indicted For Failing To Pay State Taxes

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress has reportedly been indicted on two counts of failing to pay state taxes and as a result, he faces up to 10 years in prison under New Jersey law, according to Thursday report by James McEvoy of the Times of Trenton. Burress, who caught 553 regular-season passes for […] Report: Former Steelers WR Plaxico Burress Indicted...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Former New York Giants wide receiver indicted on tax charges

Hey kids, remember Plaxico Burress? You know, the guy who used to play wide receiver for the New York Giants? No? That’s probably because he’s more well-known for shooting himself in the leg and going to prison. I wonder what Burress is up to these days. I’m sure he’s straightened himself out… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten first-round picks who will most likely be busts...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Former Steelers’ star WR faces charges yet again

Once upon a time, receiver Plaxico Burress was able to show his strengths on the field, but troubles off the field have never been his strong suit. In 2001 and 2002 Burress had 1,000 yard seasons and paired up with Hines Ward as not only one of the best Steelers’ duos of all-time, but NFL duos as well. However the receiver had his troubles with the law and they have continued....
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress indicted on failure to pay income tax

Former Steelers and Giants star Plaxico Burress has been indicted on charges he failed to pay $47,903 in New Jersey income taxes, reports Burress, 37, aces one count of issuing a bad check or electronic funds transfer, and one count of willful failure to pay state tax. Both chargers carry a maximum penalty of five years in state prison and a $15,000 fine. From
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress indicted for failing to pay income taxes

Former NFL wide receiver Plaxico Burress has been indicted on charges that he failed to pay nearly $50,000 in New Jersey state income taxes. According to James McEvoy of the Times of Trenton, Burress is facing one count of issuing a bad check or electronic funds transfer and one count of willful failure to pay...Read More
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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