Paul “Buddy” Burris

Birth
Nowata, Nowata County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 26 Nov 2007 (aged 84)
Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 23126605 · View Source
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Professional Football Player. Born in Rogers County, Oklahoma, he played at the guard and linebacker positions for three seasons (1949 to 1951) in the National Football League with the Green Bay Packers. During his collegiate years at the University of Tulsa and University of Oklahoma, Burris was a standout player achieving All-American honors three times while with the Sooners. During World War II, Burris served in the United States Army earning numerous medals. He was selected by the Packers in the fifth round of the 1947 NFL Draft and would appear in 29 games in his career.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 27 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23126605
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paul “Buddy” Burris (20 Jan 1923–26 Nov 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23126605, citing Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .