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    Default R.I.P. Bubba Smith

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    No shit ? That sucks !
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    Bubba Smith, the former NFL star and "Police Academy" movie actor, appears to have died of natural causes, but authorities said an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

    Police said there were no signs of foul play at Smith's Baldwin Hills home, where he was found dead Wednesday afternoon. He was 66.

    His caretaker discovered the body and called police.

    The autopsy will be performed later this week, but coroner's officials did not immediately say when. It's routine for the coroner to conduct autopsies when a doctor does not sign a death certificate, which is what happened in Smith's case, authorities said.

    Smith was a 6-foot-7 National Football League defensive end and tackle for the Baltimore Colts, Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers.

    He also was a star college football player at Michigan State University. Smith played in one of the most famous college games, dubbed "The Game of the Century" by the media, against Notre Dame. The 1966 game between the top two nationally-ranked teams ended in a 10-10 tie.

    He later had a career in Hollywood as movie and TV actor. He also was a pitchman for Miller Lite and appeared in several memorable commercials in the 1970s.
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    Even despite his image, he seemed like a good guy.

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    Growing up in Baltimore during the late 60s Bubba was one of my childhood sports idols. He partied alot his first years in Baltimore but then got serious and led the Baltimore Colts to two Superbowl appearances. Then he got injured in a pre season game and tore up his knee which in those days was basically the end for you and then became only a shell of his former self on the field of play. RIP my man you always drew the double team!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lodewijk View Post
    No shit ? That sucks !
    That's the exact thing that came to my mind when I heard about it...

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    The guy was a load on the football field.


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    Saw this on twitter today.
    RIP Bubba!
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    RIP Bubba
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    We lost Jack Tatum a year or so back, now Bubba. Deacon Jones was another favorite of mine, as well, so I guess his time is coming too.
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    Heard it this morning on the radio on the way to work. That sucks...
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    I met Bubba Smith sometime back in the late 70's or early 80's at Hunt Valley Mall in Cockeysville, MD. RIP Bubba.

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