Buster Rhymes

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Overview

Buster Rhymes

Date of birth
Jan 27, 1962

Ht: 6'2"Wt: 217 lbs.

Birthplace
Miami, FL

Hometown
Miami, FL

College
University of Oklahoma

High school
Miami Northwestern

Summary
George "Buster" Rhymes (born January 27, 1962 in Miami, Florida) is a former professional American football wide receiver. Rhymes grew up in Liberty City, an inner-city section of Miami. He graduated from Miami Northwestern High School. He was a High School All-American and received a scholarship to play college football at the University of Oklahoma under coach Barry Switzer in 1981...
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Playing career
1988 Grey Cup champion

Minnesota VikingsWide Receiver, Kick Returner
1985: Set an NFL single-season record for kick return yardage with 1,345 yards (since been broken)

Oklahoma FootballWide Receiver, Split End, Halfback, Running Back, Kick Returner
Career: 1,158 rushing yards, 1,118 receiving yards and 1,237 kick return yards

Trivia
  • Inspiration for rapper Busta Rhymes' stage name, which was given to him by Chuck D.
  • Selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round of the 1985 NFL Draft (pick 85).
  • Was a High School All-American.
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Nicknames
Buster - real name is George, BUSTER THE DUSTER

Where are they now?
  • I PRAY DOING WELL... BE BLESSED BRO. Dec 2, 2012

Family members on Fanbase
Baron Davis (cousin)

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by rockinfish Dec 18, 2013
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Updated personal notes for Buster Rhymes
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  • Added trivia: "ONE OF MY FAVORITE VIKINGS"
  • Added nicknames: "BUSTER THE DUSTER"
  • Added where are they now: "I PRAY DOING WELL... BE BLESSED BRO."
  • Added Baron Davis (cousin) to family members.
by PURPLE POPPA Dec 02, 2012
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by sbbarnett24 May 22, 2012
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by thesemers Oct 25, 2011
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DB Mossy Cade of Texas interception v Buster Rhymes #4 of OU 1983.jpg
DB Mossy Cade of Texas interception v Buster Rhymes #4 of OU 1983.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Aug 06, 2011
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Rhymes arrested for drugs, driving in wrong direction - NFL - ESPN
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Former Vikings receiver George Buster Rhymes was arrested after driving the wrong way on a highway this week -- and police say he was still trying to puff on a crack pipe when an officer approached his car.
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Created an external link called "Buster Rhymes Past Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards - databaseFootball.com" for Buster Rhymes.
  • Set title to "Buster Rhymes Past Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards - databaseFootball.com".
  • Set URL to http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=RHYMEBUS01.
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by rockinfish Jul 06, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Buster Rhymes
Edited the career summary for Buster Rhymes.
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Updated personal notes for Buster Rhymes
Edited the personal notes for Buster Rhymes.
  • Added trivia: "Inspiration for rapper Busta Rhymes' stage name, which was given to him by Chuck D."
  • Added trivia: "Selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round of the 1985 NFL Draft (pick 85). "
  • Added trivia: "Was a High School All-American."
by rockinfish Jul 06, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Buster Rhymes
Edited the career summary for Buster Rhymes.
  • Added player career summary for Minnesota Vikings:
    "1985: Set an NFL single-season record for kick return yardage with 1,345 yards (since been broken)"
  • Added player career summary for Winnipeg Blue Bombers:
    "1988 Grey Cup champion"
by rockinfish Jul 06, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Buster Rhymes
Edited the personal notes for Buster Rhymes.
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by Rt 53 veer pass Dec 20, 2010
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Kinney Hoping Huskers Can Tear 'Em Loose from Their Shoes One Last Time
A couple of weekends ago, Jeff Kinney was taking his dog out for a walk in Kansas City.
Nebraska Athletics Department, Dec 04, 2010
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DB's Jerry Gray2 & Mossy Cade3 of Texas v Buster Rhymes of OU 1983.jpg
DB's Jerry Gray2 & Mossy Cade3 of Texas v Buster Rhymes of OU 1983.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Oct 23, 2010
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by thesemers Oct 14, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Buster Rhymes
Added Buster Rhymes to the 1988 Winnipeg Blue Bombers team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 32.
  • Set role to Wide Receiver.
Added Buster Rhymes to the 1989 Winnipeg Blue Bombers team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 32.
  • Set role to Wide Receiver.
by nailboys Sep 13, 2010
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by nailboys May 05, 2010
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