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Brian Bosworth

Biography

Ex – NFL linebacker and university football star who was simply decided on in the initial round from the 1987 NFL supplemental draft with the Seattle Seahawks. He previously great success being a university participant at Oklahoma, earning the Dick Butkus Prize and All-American honors in 1985 and 1986. He was agreed upon to a 10-season $11-million contract with the Seahawks; in 1987, this is the biggest agreement in the team’s background and the largest rookie agreement ever in the NFL. He fathered three kids with senior high school sweetheart Katherine Nicastro. He previously a small function in the 2005 remake, “The Longest Lawn,” starring Adam Sandler.

Quick Facts


Full Name Brian Bosworth
Date Of Birth March 9, 1965
Place Of Birth Oklahoma City, OK
Height 1.88 m
Weight 112 kg
Profession Football Player
Education University of Oklahoma, MacArthur High School
Nationality American
Spouse Morgan Leslie Heuman, Katherine Nicastro
Children Max Bosworth, Hayley Bosworth, Chase Bosworth
Parents Kathy Bosworth, Foster Bosworth
Siblings Robbie Bosworth, Vicki Bosworth Tolley
Awards Butkus Award, College Football All-America Team
Nominations Heisman Trophy, Teen Choice Award for Film - Choice Sleazebag
Movies Stone Cold, The Longest Yard, One Tough Bastard, Do You Believe?, Back in Business, Three Kings, The Operative, Midnight Heat, Mach 2, Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End, Revelation Road 2: The Sea of Glass and Fire, Rock Slyde, Phase IV, Revelation Road: The Black Rider, Spill, 1985 Orange Bowl National Championship Game, Revelation Road 3: The Black Rider
TV Shows Lawless
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1 Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2015.
2 No relation of Kate Bosworth.
3 His leaving the University of Oklahoma was precipitated by his being suspended from the 1986 Orange Bowl for steroid use. In protest, Bosworth wore a T-shirt with the inscription "NCAA - National Communists Against Athletes" on the sideline during the game. This prompted Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer to dismiss him from the team.
4 Appeared on a Costaco's Brothers poster entitled "Land of the Boz" (1987)
5 Produced and manufactured "Boz Buster" t-shirts and hats (1987)
6 Wore jersey number 44, his college number, during the 1987 NFL pre-season and tried to take the NFL to court for the right to wear that number. He lost, and was forced to switch to number 55.
7 Signed what was then the largest rookie contract in NFL history with the Seahawks in 1987. Contract covered 10 years at $11 million.
8 Left the University of Oklahoma after three seasons after graduating a year ahead of his freshman class. Entered the NFL's supplemental draft in 1987 and was selected by the Seattle Seahawks.
9 Was drafted by the Tacoma Stars of the Major Indoor Soccer League in the 12th round in the 1987 draft because as GM Allan Hinton jokingly said "Because we didn't receive a letter from him that he wouldn't play for us." Bosworth had sent letters to various NFL teams stating that if they drafted him in the NFL Supplemental draft, he wouldn't report to their training camp and he wouldn't play for them.
10 Commentator for the XFL football leaugue. [2001]
11 Former NFL linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks.
12 He appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song "Voices That Care."
13 Played football for the University of Oklahoma Sooners. Won a National Championship in 1985.
14 Won the Butkus Award (The Nation's Outstanding Linebacker) in 1985 and 1986 while playing for Oklahoma.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Reliant 2017 post-production Jack
Do You Believe? 2015 Joe
Revelation Road: The Black Rider 2014 Hawg
Revelation Road 2: The Sea of Glass and Fire 2013 Hawg
Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End 2013 Hawg
Down and Distance 2010 John Vonarb
Rock Slyde 2009 The Friendly Pirate
CSI: Miami 2005 TV Series Duane 'Bull' Merrick
The Longest Yard 2005 Guard Garner
Phase IV 2002 Detective Steven Birnam
Mach 2 2001 Jack Tyree
The Operative 2000 Alec / Grady
Nash Bridges 2000 TV Series Bobby Usher
Three Kings 1999 Action Star
Back in Business 1997 Joe Elkhart
Lawless 1997 TV Series John Lawless
MADtv 1997 TV Series
Virus 1996/I Ken Fairchild
One Tough Bastard 1996 Sgt. John North
Midnight Heat 1996 TV Movie John Gray / Wayne Garret
Stone Cold 1991 Joe Huff John Stone

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Born To Lead: The Sal Aunese Story 2016 Documentary post-production Himself
30 for 30 2014 TV Series documentary Himself
Marcus & Joni 2013 TV Series Himself
The Hill Chris Climbed: The Gridiron Heroes Story 2011 Documentary Himself
Hell's Kitchen 2010 TV Series Himself - Restaurant Patron
Mike & Mike 2010 TV Series Himself - Telephone Interviewee
Rock Slyde: Behind the Scenes 2010 Video short Himself
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2005-2006 TV Series documentary Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Voices that Care 1991 TV Movie documentary Himself - Choir Member
1st & Ten: The Championship 1987-1991 TV Series Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Himself
NFL Monday Night Football 1987 TV Series Himself - Seattle Seahawks Linebacker
Saturday Night's Main Event 1987 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1987 TV Series Himself
The NFL on NBC 1987 TV Series Himself - Seattle Seahawks Linebacker

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 30 2012 TV Series documentary Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Sleazebag The Longest Yard (2005)
1992 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst New Star Stone Cold (1991)

TitleSalary
Stone Cold (1991) $500,000


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#Trademark
1 His haircut

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