American football defensive tackles

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  1. Bill Goldberg

    Bill Goldberg


    William Scott "Bill" Goldberg (born December 27, 1966) is an American actor, former professional football player, and former professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) between 1997 and 2001, and in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) between 2003 and 2004. He is notable for his lengthy undefeated streak in singles competition: the official count is listed as 173–0, though doubts have been cast about the legitimacy of this figure.

  2. John Matuszak

    John Matuszak


    John Daniel "Tooz" Matuszak (October 25, 1950 – June 17, 1989) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League who later became an actor. He was the first draft pick of 1973 and played most of his career with the Oakland Raiders until he retired after winning his second Super Bowl in 1981. Matuszak participated in the 1978 World's Strongest Man competition, where he placed ninth. As an actor, he played the deformed Sloth in the 1985 movie The Goonies and Tonda in Caveman. His biography, Cruisin' with the Tooz, written with Steve Delsohn was published in 1987. He had a premature death caused by an accidental propoxyphene overdose. There were also traces of cocaine found in the blood stream.

  3. Merlin Olsen

    Merlin Olsen


    Merlin Jay Olsen (September 15, 1940 – March 11, 2010) was an American football player, announcer, and actor. He played his entire 15-year professional football career in National Football League (NFL) as a defensive tackle with the Los Angeles Rams. He was selected to the Pro Bowl a record 14 straight times, missing selection only in the last year of his career. This record of 14 seasons selected to play in the Pro Bowl, consecutive or otherwise, is current and shared with former offensive lineman Bruce Matthews, former tight end Tony Gonzalez, and current quarterback Peyton Manning. A recipient of the 1961 Outland Trophy as the best lineman in college football, Olsen is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame. As an actor he portrayed farmer Jonathan Garvey on Little House on the Prairie. After leaving that series, he starred in his own NBC drama, Father Murphy.

  4. Stephen Clark

    Stephen Clark


    Stephen Maynard "Steve" Clark (23 April 1960 – 8 January 1991) was an English musician best known as the co-lead guitarist and a principal songwriter for the British hard rock band, Def Leppard, until his 1991 death from an overdose brought on by a combination of multiple prescription drugs and alcohol. In 2007, Clark was ranked No. 11 on Classic Rock Magazine's "100 Wildest Guitar Heroes".

  5. Peter Koch

    Peter Koch


    Peter Alan Koch (born January 23, 1962 in New Hyde Park, New York) is an actor and a former American football player.

  6. A.C. Cowlings

    A.C. Cowlings


    Allen Greg Cowlings (born June 16, 1947, in San Francisco, California) is a retired American football player, known for his role in the saga of O. J. Simpson's murder trial. He played in the NFL between 1970 and 1979 for the Buffalo Bills, Houston Oilers, Los Angeles Rams, Seattle Seahawks, and San Francisco 49ers. Cowlings was taken 5th overall in the first round by the Buffalo Bills in the 1970 NFL Draft.

  7. Bubba Smith

    Bubba Smith


    Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith (February 28, 1945 – August 3, 2011) was an American professional football player who became an actor after his retirement from the sport. He first came into prominence at Michigan State University, where he twice earned All-American honors as a defensive end on the Spartans football team. He had a major role in a 10–10 tie with Notre Dame in 1966 that was billed as a "The Game of the Century." He was one of only three players to have his jersey number retired by the program. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1988.

  8. Warren Sapp

    Warren Sapp


    Warren Carlos Sapp (born December 19, 1972) is a former American football defensive tackle. A Hall of Famer, Sapp played college football for the University of Miami, where he was recognized as a consensus All-American and won multiple awards. Sapp played in the National Football League (NFL) from 1995 to 2007 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders. Following Sapp's NFL career, he was an analyst on NFL Network until 2015.

  9. Alex Karras

    Alex Karras


    Alexander George "Alex" Karras (July 15, 1935 – October 10, 2012), nicknamed "The Mad Duck", was an American football player, professional wrestler, and actor. He played football with the Detroit Lions in the National Football League from 1958–1962 and 1964–1970. As an actor, Karras is noted for his role as Mongo in the 1974 comedy film Blazing Saddles, and for starring in the ABC sitcom Webster (1983–89) alongside his wife Susan Clark, as the title character's adoptive father.

  10. Jake Hager

    Jake Hager


    Donald Jacob "Jake" Hager Jr. (born March 24, 1982) is an German American professional wrestler, and former amateur wrestler, signed to WWE where he performs under the ring name Jack Swagger.

  11. Anthony Cook

    Anthony Cook


    Anthony Lloyd Evans Cook (born 10 August 1989, England) is an English footballer, who plays for Bromley.

  12. Lyle Alzado

    Lyle Alzado


    Lyle Martin Alzado (April 3, 1949 – May 14, 1992) was a professional American football defensive end of the National Football League famous for his intense and intimidating style of play.

  13. William Perry

    William Perry


    William Anthony Perry (born December 16, 1962) is a former American professional football player who was a defensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) for ten seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. Perry played college football for Clemson University, and was recognized as an All-American. He was selected in the first round of the 1985 NFL Draft, and played professionally for the Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL. In reference to his large size, he was popularly known as "The Refrigerator" or, abbreviated, "The Fridge".

  14. Joe Klecko

    Joe Klecko


    Joseph Edward Klecko (born October 15, 1953) is a former American football player, of Polish descent, as a defensive lineman best remembered for his days as a member of the New York Jets' famed "New York Sack Exchange."

  15. Reggie White

    Reggie White


    Reginald Howard "Reggie" White (December 19, 1961 – December 26, 2004) was an American college and professional football player who was mostly a defensive end but also played some defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons during the 1980s and 90s. He played college football for the University of Tennessee, and was recognized as an All-American. After playing two professional seasons for the Memphis Showboats of the United States Football League (USFL), he was selected in the first round of the 1984 Supplemental Draft, and then played for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers, and Carolina Panthers, becoming one of the most decorated players in NFL history.

  16. Darren Drozdov

    Darren Drozdov


    Darren A. Drozdov (born April 7, 1969) is an American essayist, former gridiron football player and retired professional wrestler who competed in the World Wrestling Federation in 1998 and 1999 under the ring names Puke and Droz. Drozdov is quadriplegic due to a neck injury sustained from a botched wrestling maneuver, but has regained most of the use of his upper body and arms.

  17. Darnell Dockett

    Darnell Dockett


    Darnell Maurice Dockett (born May 27, 1981) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State.

  18. Tony Siragusa

    Tony Siragusa


    Anthony "Tony" Siragusa (born May 14, 1967), nicknamed "Goose", is a former National Football League defensive tackle who spent 12 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and the Baltimore Ravens. He currently works as a sideline analyst for NFL games broadcast on the Fox Network, hosts the home renovation program Man Caves on the DIY Network, and participates in advertisements for Depend for Men.

  19. Ernie Ladd

    Ernie Ladd


    Ernest "Ernie" Ladd (November 28, 1938 – March 10, 2007), nicknamed "The Big Cat", was an American collegiate and professional football player and a professional wrestler. A standout athlete in high school, Ladd attended Grambling State University on a basketball scholarship before being drafted to the American Football League's San Diego Chargers in 1961. Ladd found success in the AFL as one of the largest players in professional football history at 6' 9" and 315 pounds.

  20. Mike Golic

    Mike Golic


    Michael Louis Golic (/ˈɡlɨk/; born December 12, 1962) is a co-host of ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike and a former NFL defensive lineman.

  21. H.B. Haggerty

    H.B. Haggerty


    Don Stansauk (April 2, 1925 – January 27, 2004) was a professional wrestler and actor, known by his ring name, Hard Boiled Haggerty. He was previously a professional American football player, and became a successful character actor after his wrestling career.

  22. Rubin Carter

    Rubin Carter


    Rubin Carter (born December 12, 1952) is an American football coach and former player. He currently serves as an assistant football caoch at for Purdue University. Carter played professionally as a defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) with the Denver Broncos from 1975 to 1986 Carter was the head coach of the Florida A&M Rattlers football team from 2005 to 2007. Carter has been the defensive line coach at the University of New Mexico under head coach Mike Locksley. Carter graduated from Fort Lauderdale's Stranahan High School in 1971. Carter was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame in 1992. Carter is African-American. He is the father of Andre Carter.

  23. Bill Willis

    Bill Willis


    William Karnet Willis (October 5, 1921 – November 27, 2007) was an American football defensive lineman who played eight seasons for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and the National Football League (NFL). Known for his quickness and strength despite his small stature, Willis was one of the dominant defensive football players of the 1940s and early 1950s. He was named an All-Pro in every season of his career and reached the NFL's Pro Bowl in three of the four seasons he played in the league. His techniques and style of play were emulated by other teams, and his versatility as a pass-rusher and coverage man influenced the development of the modern-day linebacker position. When he retired, Cleveland coach Paul Brown called him "one of the outstanding linemen in the history of professional football". Willis was also one of the first African Americans to play professional football in the modern era, signing with the Browns a year before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

  24. Richard Seymour

    Richard Seymour


    Richard Vershaun Seymour (born October 6, 1979) is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Georgia, and was drafted by the New England Patriots sixth overall in the 2001 NFL Draft.

  25. Joe Greene

    Joe Greene


    Charles Edward Greene, known as "Mean Joe" Greene, (born September 24, 1946) is a former all-pro American football defensive tackle who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). Throughout the early 1970s, Greene was one of the most dominant defensive players in the NFL. Winning two NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards, as well as earning five first-team All-Pro selections, Greene is widely considered one of the greatest defensive linemen to ever play in the NFL. He was the cornerstone of the "Steel Curtain" defense, and as of the passing of L.C. Greenwood on September 29, 2013, is its last surviving member. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and a four-time Super Bowl champion. Greene is also well known for his appearance in the "Hey Kid, Catch!" Coca-Cola commercial in 1979, widely considered to be one of the best television commercials of all time.

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