Inside The Bills

Gilmore’s tie to former Bills CB

Posted by Chris Brown on April 27, 2012 – 1:37 pm

Stephon Gilmore is a Rock Hill, SC native. There’s another former first-round pick that hails from the same exact town, but the connection goes further.

Bills 1994 first-round pick Jeff Burris is from Rock Hill, SC. Burris was the 27th overall pick and spent only his first four years with Buffalo before signing a big free agent deal with Indianapolis. Gilmore has met him, but was coached by a member of Burris’ family.

“Yeah I know Jeff Burris,” said Gilmore. “His brother actually coached me in high school so I met him a couple of times. He told me to enjoy myself down here (in Buffalo). There are great people around here. He said I will like it here.”

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