Football Player

Antonio Gates

Antonio Gates was born Antonio Ethan Gates Jr. in Detroit, Michigan on June 18, 1980. He serves as the tight end for the Los Angeles Chargers and wears shirt No. 85.

The Chargers decided to sign him as an undrafted free agent in 2003. In 2018, he signed another contract with the Chargers which is valid for one year.

During his career in NFL, he has been part of the NFL Top 100 three times. He ranked No. 22 in 2011, No. 73 in 2013 and No. 52 in 2015. He was also part of the second team Pro Football Hall of Fame All 2000s team and second team Pro Football Reference All 2000s team. He has also been selected for the Pro Bowl eight times. He was part of the first team All-Pro three times, and he has been the AFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 2 of 2014.

Deion Sanders

Deion Sanders is a retired American professional football and baseball player and sports analyst born in Fort Myers, Florida on August 9, 1967. Sanders played in the National Football League for 14 seasons as a punt returner and cornerback. He played for the teams, the Atlanta Falcons from 1989, the San Francisco 49ers in 1994, The Dallas Cowboys from 1995 to 1999, the Washington Redskins in 2000, and the Baltimore Ravens from 2004 to 2005. He also played as an outfielder in Major League Baseball for nine seasons. He played for the teams the New York Yankees from 1989 to 1990, the Atlanta Braves from 1991 to 1994, the Cincinnati Reds from 1994 to 1995 and from 1997 to 2001, and the San Francisco Giants in 1995. During his NFL career he won two Super Bowls, Super Bowl XXIX and XXX. During his MLB career he made an appearance in a World Series in 1992, making him the only athlete to be in a World Series and a Super Bowl. In 2011 he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Sanders also dabbled in music and released his debut album in 1994 titled Prime Time and released a second remix album in 2005 titled The Encore Remix. He currently works as an analyst for CBS Sports and the NFL Network.

Reggie Bush

Reginald Alfred Bush Jr. was born on March 2, 1985 in Spring Valley, California. He played college football at USC and High School football at La Mesa (CA) Helix. He won the Super Bowl championship (XLIV), First-team All-Pro (2008), National championship twice (2003, 2004), Heisman Trophy (2005), Doak Walker Award (2005), Walter Camp Award (2005), AP Player of the Year (2005), Sporting News Player of the Year (2005), Pac-10 Offensive Player of the year twice (2004, 2005) and Consensus All-American twice (2004, 2005). He played the running back for Buffalo Bills in 2016, before becoming a free agent.

Shane Ray

Shane Ray is an American professional football player born in Kansas City, Missouri on May 18, 1993. He is currently an outside linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. Ray played football in high school at Bishop Miege High School in Roeland Park, Kansas. He went on to play college football at the University of Missouri for the Missouri Tigers football program. In 2014 he was named a consensus All-American and the SEC Defensive Player of the Year. In 2015 he was selected by the Denver Broncos in the first round, 23rd overall, in the 2015 NFL Draft. In 2016 he became a Super Bowl champion after the Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50. In 2019 he was signed with the Baltimore Ravens. Throughout his NFL career he has recorded 94 total tackles, 14 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries, and 1 defensive touchdown.

Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson was born Adrian Lewis Peterson in Palestine, Texas on March 21, 1985. He was the second round, 63rd overall pick of the Minnesota Vikings in the 2007 NFL Draft. The Minnesota Vikings signed him to a  four-year contract, and he signed another deal with the team in 2011. In 2017, he decided to sign with the New Orleans Saints for two years and closed a $7 million contract. He was acquired by the Arizona Cardinals in 2017 and another contract with the Washington Redskins for a one-year contract. He serves as the offensive tackle of the team and wears shirt No. 77. Prior to going pro, he played college football at University of Oklahoma.

He has been in the NFL Top 100 from 2011 to 2018, ranking No. 1 in 2013. He has also been the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Julian Edelman

Julian Edelman is an American professional football player born in Redwood City, California on May 22, 1986. He is currently a wide receiver and punt returner for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. Edelman played football in high school at Woodside High School in Woodside, California. He went on to play college football at the College of San Mateo for a year and Kent State University from 2006 to 2008. In 2009 he was selected by The New England Patriots in the seventh round, 232 overall, in the 2009 NFL Draft and was signed to a four-year rookie contract. He became a free agent in 2012 and re-signed with the Patriots on a one-year contract. In 2014 he re-signed with the Patriots on a four-year contract for $17 million. Edelman signed a two-year contract extension with the Patriots in 2017 for $11 million and in 2019 signed another two-year contract extension for $18 million. Edelman is a three time Super Bowl champion. Throughout his NFL career he has recorded 499 receptions, 5,390 receiving yards, 30 receiving touchdowns, 2,593 return yards, and 4 return touchdowns.

Josh Sitton

Josh Sitton was born Josh James Sitton in Jacksonville, Florida on June 16, 1986. He was the fourth round, the 135th overall pick of the Green Bay Packers in the 2008 NFL Draft. The Green Bay Packers signed him to a four-year contract. He was most recently part of the Miami Dolphins.  

In 2011, he signed a contract extension with the Green Bay Packers. He left the team in 2016 and signed a $21.5 million, three-year contract with the Chicago years. When his contract with the team expired, he opted to join the Miami Dolphins and signed an $18-million, two-year contract.

During his professional football career, Sitton has been selected for the Pro Bowl four times, from 2012 to 2016. While with the Packers, the team won  Super Bowl XLV.