In high school, Leonard Davis was one of the top athletes in his class as a member of the football team and the basketball team. In college, he chose to focus on football, and it’s great that he did because otherwise, how would he have played in 12 NFL seasons?
Other than football, Davis is also passionate about music. He is the bassist of Free Reign, a heavy metal band he formed with his former teammates Cory Procter and Marc Colombo.
King Dunlap – 6’9″, 330 lbs
Having King as your first name is a serious commitment. Luckily for King Dunlap, it looks like he's up for the challenge. Dunlap was born into a very athletic family. His father was an NFL player, his mother was a track runner, and his sister was a basketball player.
In high school, Dunlap played both football and basketball, but ultimately, he chose to focus on football in college. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2008 and most recently played for the San Diego Chargers.
Roy Hibbert – 7’2″, 280 lbs
7’2 Roy Hibbert wasn’t called Mr. Verticality because he was tall and could jump high. No, he was a key rim protector that the NBA hasn’t seen in years.
Hibbert retired as a player in 2017 after a few months with the Denver Nuggets, only to come back as a coach in 2019. He currently coaches the Philadelphia 76ers.
Michael Jasper – 6’4″, 375 lbs
Michael Jasper is big even in football player standards. But at 375 lbs, he has seen even heavier times. At his heaviest, Jasper weighed 450 pounds. That was during his college career, but when the Buffalo Bills drafted him, he worked hard on losing weight with his coach.
As a player, Jasper could never stick with one team for too long, which resulted in him playing for five teams in four years. In 2016, after a few years off the field, Jasper came back to football, this time as a coach. He currently coaches the football team of his alma mater at Bethel University.
Hasheem Thabeet – 7’3″ 263 lbs
Born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in 1987, Hasheem Thabeet has been playing basketball since he was 15 years old, playing pickup games in his homeland. He began showing professional interest only in college when he joined the Connecticut Huskies.
The 7 ‘3" Tanzanian basketball player Hasheem Thabeet was drafted in 2009 by the Memphis Grizzlies. The 33-year-old recently came back to the NBA after a year with the Yokohama B-Corsairs in the Japanese B. League.