Honolulu born Phil Loadholt has played football since high school in Colorado. He was even named Colorado Springs Area Player of the Year in his senior year, which was a good sign he had a bright football future ahead.
Loadholt played for the Minnesota Vikings from 2009 to 2015. In 2015, he tore his Achilles Tendon, which led to his 2016 retirement.
Roy Hibbert – 7’2″, 280 lbs
7’2 Roy Hibbert wasn’t called Mr. Verticality because he was tall and could jump high. No, he was a key rim protector that the NBA hasn’t seen in years.
Hibbert retired as a player in 2017 after a few months with the Denver Nuggets, only to come back as a coach in 2019. He currently coaches the Philadelphia 76ers.
King Dunlap – 6’9″, 330 lbs
Having King as your first name is a serious commitment. Luckily for King Dunlap, it looks like he's up for the challenge. Dunlap was born into a very athletic family. His father was an NFL player, his mother was a track runner, and his sister was a basketball player.
In high school, Dunlap played both football and basketball, but ultimately, he chose to focus on football in college. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2008 and most recently played for the San Diego Chargers.
Bryant McKinnie – 6’8″, 352 lbs
Bryant McKinnie started playing football in high school, and he was easily noticed thanks to his talent and enormous size. After a substantial college career, McKinnie was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 2002.
McKinnie has also played for the Baltimore Ravens and the Miami Dolphins before retiring in 2013. He is now involved in philanthropy, fitness, and music.
T.J. Barnes – 6’7″, 364 lbs
Born in Alabama in 1990, T.J. Barnes started playing football in high school, and he was instantly marked as a great prospect. Things kept going well for him in college as well.
Barnes's first professional team was the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played with them for four months in 2013 and then transferred to the New York Jets. After switching teams for several years, in 2020, he signed with the New York Guardians.