NFL Veteran and Police Academy Star Bubba Smith Dead at age 66

by Sara on August 3, 2011

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NFL Veteran and Police Academy star, Bubba Smith has died. The 10-year NFL veteran was found dead in his Los Angeles home. No immediate cause of death was given but it was believed that he died of natural causes.

Smith spent his playing days with the Baltimore Colts, Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers, making the Pro Bowl as a Colt in 1970 and ’71. In addition to the Pro Bowl, he was also inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1988 and Michigan State retired his No. 95 jersey in 2006.

Smith also appeared in various commercials in the 80s including a national commercial for Miller Lite.

Rest in Peace Bubba.

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