Did you know that these celebrities once played in the nfl?

The NFL has crossed paths with a number of celebrities over the years. Several individuals in the past have played in the NFL and then moved on to other avenues where they ended up enjoying much more success. 

WWE Superstar

WWE legend Goldberg played in the NFL for the Los Angeles Rams and the Atlanta Falcons in the early 90s before an abdomen injury cut his career in the league short. 

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Terry Crews 

Crews who is now a famous actor was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 11th round of the 1991 NFL Draft. He played for 3 other franchises as well. 

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Brock Lesnar
WWE Superstar

Brock Lesnar had a different career trajectory in regard to his counterparts. He had a brief stint in the NFL playing a solitary preseason game for the Minnesota Vikings in 2000 before returning to the WWE.

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
WWE Superstar & Actor 

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is now one of the highest paid actors in the world. Coming to the limelight due to his WWE career, Johsnon had entered the 1995 draft but went undrafted.

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Burt Reynolds

The legendary Burt Reynolds was a promising prospect back during his college days with Florida State University, but an injury cut his footballing career short.

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