Renaming NFL Players After '80s Movie Characters

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Renaming NFL Players After '80s Movie Characters

By now, you’ve probably heard the news about Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Greg White changing his name to Stylez G. White.

Here's the really weird part of the story: White’s inspiration for the name change is Rupert “Stiles” Stilinski—a character played by actor Jerry Levine in the 1985 Michael J. Fox film "Teen Wolf."

Just to clarify, that’s a professional football player changing his name to resemble a fictional character from a 23-year-old film.


But maybe White's onto something here, and there are other NFL players who should look back on some of the more memorable roles of 1980s cinema, and change their respective names to reflect the characters they resemble in some way or form.

Let’s take a look at a couple of new names that would fit some high-profile NFL personalities...

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