Both the sports world and the acting world lost a member today.
Bubba Smith, the 6-foot-7 football star turned actor was found by a caretaker at his Baldwin Hills home in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Officials believe he died of natural causes. Smith was 66.
…Charles Aaron Smith was a defensive lineman and future College Football Hall of Famer at Michigan State, then played nine seasons in the pros with the Baltimore Colts, Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers from 1967-76.
In the slapstick Police Academy films of the 1980s, Smith’s character, the aptly named Moses Hightower,...