OMAHA, NE - MARCH 20: Bucky the Badger, mascot for the Wisconsin Badgers performs against the Cal State Fullerton Titans during the Midwest Region first round of the 2008 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on March 20, 2008 at the Qwest Center in Omaha, Ne
Jim Brown is considered by many to be the greatest to ever put on a helmet. He didn't miss a game in 9 years, and left with the most rushing yards and the highest rushing average ever. He could have played longer at a high level, but chose to go to Hollywood instead.
Reggie "The Minister of Defense" White (1961 - 2004) Reggie White was an NFL football player for the Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers, and briefly for the Carolina Panthers. During his career White became not only known for his outstanding defensive playing ability, but also for his Christina ministry. White was also an ordained Evangelical minister... which led to his nickname, "The Minister of Defense". White was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on February 4, 2006.