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Football players who went on to become actors

Yardbarker Logo By Chris Morgan of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 26: Football careers are short, at least if you’re not Tom Brady or Adam Vinatieri. Some guys barely play as a pro, and some don’t even make it that far, seeing their careers end in college. So what do these football players do when their days on the gridiron end? Some disappear into a regular life and some turn to being commentators or analysts on TV, but others become acting. Hey, there’s always a place in film and TV for big, hulking guys. Here are those who made the transition from football to performing on the screen.

Football players who became actors

Football careers are short, at least if you’re not Tom Brady or Adam Vinatieri. Some guys barely play as a pro, and some don’t even make it that far, seeing their careers end in college. So what do these football players do when their days on the gridiron end? Some disappear into a regular life and some turn to being commentators or analysts on TV, but others become acting. Hey, there’s always a place in film and TV for big, hulking guys. Here are those who made the transition from football to performing on the screen.

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