Junior Seau (1969 - 2012) Professional Footbal Player. A ten-time All-Pro and 12-time Pro Bowl selection, Seau was a member of the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team. He played college football at the University of Southern California and was the progenitor of the "NFL-USC linebacker". He was drafted fifth overall by the San Diego Chargers during the 1990 NFL Draft, later played for the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots, and retired from pro football in 2010.
FYI for all you football players out there what we dancers do is just as hard as what you do. Oh and when you say dance isnt a sport thats true because its so unique and diffrent it has its own little thing.
April 17, 2005 - Sam Mills (b. 1959), American football player died at 45. Samuel Davis "Sam" Mills, Jr. was an American football linebacker who played twelve seasons in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints & Carolina Panthers. Mills died at his home in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mills' number 51 was retired by the Panthers at the start of the 2005 NFL season, making it the first number the franchise has retired. He is buried at Monmouth Memorial Park, Tinton Falls, New Jersey.
Walter Payton (1954 - 1999) Hall of Fame Professional Football Player. For thirteen seasons (1975 to 1987), he played at the running back position in the National Football League with the Chicago Bears. Nicknamed "Sweetness", he was one of the greatest running backs in NFL history.