Bubba Smith

Football Player

Birthday February 28, 1945

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace Orange, TX

DEATH DATE Aug 3, 2011 (66)

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Former NFL defensive end who played in The Game of the Century for Michigan State in 1966. He was selected first overall in the 1967 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Colts.

Before Fame

He played for his father at Charlton-Pollard High School in Beaumont, Texas.


After football, he became an actor, playing the role of Moses Hightower in the first six Police Academy movies.

Family Life

He grew up in Beaumont with his brother Tody Smith.

Associated With

He and Magic Johnson both excelled in athletics at Michigan State University.