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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

  • Facts
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#Fact
1Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2015.
2No relation of Kate Bosworth.
3His 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.
4Appeared on a Costaco's Brothers poster entitled "Land of the Boz" (1987)
5Produced and manufactured "Boz Buster" t-shirts and hats (1987)
6Wore 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.
7Signed what was then the largest rookie contract in NFL history with the Seahawks in 1987. Contract covered 10 years at $11 million.
8Left 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.
9Was 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.
10Commentator for the XFL football leaugue. [2001]
11Former NFL linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks.
12He appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song "Voices That Care."
13Played football for the University of Oklahoma Sooners. Won a National Championship in 1985.
14Won the Butkus Award (The Nation's Outstanding Linebacker) in 1985 and 1986 while playing for Oklahoma.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Reliant2017post-productionJack
Do You Believe?2015Joe
Revelation Road: The Black Rider2014Hawg
Revelation Road 2: The Sea of Glass and Fire2013Hawg
Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End2013Hawg
Down and Distance2010John Vonarb
Rock Slyde2009The Friendly Pirate
CSI: Miami2005TV SeriesDuane 'Bull' Merrick
The Longest Yard2005Guard Garner
Phase IV2002Detective Steven Birnam
Mach 22001Jack Tyree
The Operative2000Alec / Grady
Nash Bridges2000TV SeriesBobby Usher
Three Kings1999Action Star
Back in Business1997Joe Elkhart
Lawless1997TV SeriesJohn Lawless
MADtv1997TV Series
Virus1996/IKen Fairchild
One Tough Bastard1996Sgt. John North
Midnight Heat1996TV MovieJohn Gray / Wayne Garret
Stone Cold1991Joe Huff John Stone

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Born To Lead: The Sal Aunese Story2016Documentary post-productionHimself
30 for 302014TV Series documentaryHimself
Marcus & Joni2013TV SeriesHimself
The Hill Chris Climbed: The Gridiron Heroes Story2011DocumentaryHimself
Hell's Kitchen2010TV SeriesHimself - Restaurant Patron
Mike & Mike2010TV SeriesHimself - Telephone Interviewee
Rock Slyde: Behind the Scenes2010Video shortHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Voices that Care1991TV Movie documentaryHimself - Choir Member
1st & Ten: The Championship1987-1991TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
NFL Monday Night Football1987TV SeriesHimself - Seattle Seahawks Linebacker
Saturday Night's Main Event1987TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1987TV SeriesHimself
The NFL on NBC1987TV SeriesHimself - Seattle Seahawks Linebacker

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 302012TV Series documentaryHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie SleazebagThe Longest Yard (2005)
1992Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst New StarStone Cold (1991)

TitleSalary
Stone Cold (1991)$500,000


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#Trademark
1His haircut

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