This offseason we will count down various topics from Monday through Friday, bringing you the top five of the important and definitely some not so important issues in college football. It's the Doc Five, every week until we will thankfully have actual games to discuss.
BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS: ACTORS WHO PLAYED COLLEGE FOOTBALL
NO. 5 – CARL WEATHERS
Apollo Creed, ya’ll.
But before Weathers took on Rocky in 1976, he had a decent college football career that started at Long Beach City College and ended with two letters at San Diego State.
Weathers was a freshman at Long Beach City College in 1966 before suffering a season-ending ankle injury by tripping over the curb that surrounds the track where he was warming up. He transferred to San Diego State and lettered as a linebacker in 1968 and 1969. His play was good enough to land him on the Oakland Raiders as a free agent. He played seven games. And he played in the CFL with the BC Lions.
But his true calling was definitely acting.Read More »from Doc Five: College football players turned famous actors – No. 5, Carl Weathers, San Diego State