In some unfortunate news today, former NFL athlete and ‘Police Academy’ actor Bubba Smith was found dead in his California home Wednesday.
The athlete played defensive end and tackle for the Baltimore Colts, Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers during his football career but garnered new found fame playing an extremely large and intimidating police officer in the ‘Police Academy’ franchise.
Smith was found at his home on Sunlight Place in Baldwin Hills by a caretaker according to police. He is believed to have passed from natural causes. He was 66 years old.
Image/Source: LA Times