12.16.08 10 years ago 14 Comments

In yesterday afternoon’s hottest blog news, Buccaneers defensive end Greg White officially changed his name to Stylez G. White, thus relegating Chad Ocho Cinco’s exercise in Spanglish to second place on the year-end list of great NFL name changes.  What was White’s reasoning?

“You can always remember Stylez White,” White said. “Greg White, nobody knows Greg White.”

Even better, the inspiration came from the Teen Wolf character Rupert “Stiles” Stilinski.

“That was his best friend’s name,’’ White said. “I always liked that name. It’s not that I don’t like Greg White.’’

I don’t know how I feel about this.  The decision to name yourself after a character from a Michael J. Fox movie just seems kinda… shaky.  What?  Did I say something wrong?                                    [via The Sporting Blog]

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