Brandon Vaughn Burlsworth September 20, — April 28, was an offensive lineman for the Arkansas Razorbacks football team from to He joined the team as a walk-on and eventually became an All-American. He was well known for his thick black glasses and his resemblance to comedian Drew Carey. Burlsworth graduated from Harrison High School inwhere he was an All-State selection, and was a recruited walk-on football player at the University of Arkansasdespite the fact that he had scholarship offers from some smaller universities.
By his sophomore season inhe had earned a scholarship and a starting position at right guard on the offensive line. Before his junior season inhe was selected to be one of the team captains.
He was Arkansas' first All-American player sinceand their first player selected to a 1st team squad since Burlsworth graduated in from the University of Arkansas with a B. A in business administration.
The following year, he completed an MBA. He was the first Razorback football player to complete a master's degree before playing in his final game, the Citrus Bowl. Shortly after his death, Burlsworth's jersey number, 77, was permanently retired in a ceremony at Arkansas' first home game of the season. It is only the second number ever retired the other is number 12, retired in honor of Clyde Scott by the University of Arkansas.
Burlsworth was selected in the 3rd round 63rd overall of the NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts. Eleven days after being drafted, Burlsworth was killed in a car accident near Alpena, Arkansason April 28,on his way back to his hometown of Harrison after a workout in Fayetteville. Burlsworth's vehicle clipped an oncoming wheeler, swerved back into his lane and then hit another tractor-trailer head on. The stretch around Carrollton in which the crash occurred was not particularly rugged.
A state police report said that "for unknown reasons," Burlsworth's car drove left of the center line and hit the left front fender of a tractor-trailer.
After returning to its lane briefly, the car crossed the center line again and hit a second tractor-trailer. After his death, family and friends established the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation in honor of his work ethic and Christian values.
The Christian organization's mission is to support the physical and spiritual needs of children, in particular those children who have limited opportunities. The Foundation's logo prominently features Burlsworth's signature black-framed glasses. Today, through the "Burls Kids" program, the Burlsworth Foundation provides underprivileged youth a chance to attend Razorback and Colts football games.
Sincethe Foundation has bought 30 tickets to each Arkansas Razorbacks home football game. The tickets are distributed through Razorback Clubs across the state. The children are a big part to the foundation. The children are given an official "Burls Kid" T-shirt and replica glasses similar to what Brandon wore on the field.
Inthe "Eyes of a Champion" program was started. Primarily they come from working families that cannot afford extras like eye care and do not qualify for state funded programs. Applications must be submitted by school nurses or counselors and are available in English, French, and Spanish.
The Brandon Burlsworth Football Camps are for children going into 3rd grade through 9th grade. They are held once each summer at F. Children are given a chance to learn from former Razorbacks.
The campers learn football skills but more importantly, they are taught throughout the day about character, attitude, morals, priorities and the desire to do it "The Burls Way". Each year the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation gives out several awards and scholarships at various school levels. Additionally, a Razorback football player who began his career as a walk-on, but then earned a football scholarship, is honored as the year's Burlsworth Athletic Scholar.
The students are selected by the University of Arkansas Scholarship Committee and are recognized in a ceremony in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
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Every high school football coach in Arkansas has the opportunity to nominate one player from the team. The Brandon Burlsworth Championship Award is presented at the Arkansas state football championships games to one player from each team for conduct above and beyond expectations.
The Burlsworth Character Awards is a national award honoring character and sportsmanship in high school football.Kyle Louis Bosworth born November 21, is a former American football linebacker and special teamer who played in the National Football League.
He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in He was picked to play in the Coca-Cola Bowl. Bosworth played college football at UCLA. He finished with tackles and 2 sacks. In his sophomore year, he had 77 tackles and 0. In his Junior year, he had just 9 tackles for the season.
On September 1,he recorded 5 tackles and a pass defended against No. In his senior year, he finished the year with 77 tackles and 1. Bosworth spent his rookie season on injured reserve.
On November 15,he was placed on injured reserve because of a broken hand he suffered against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 9. He finished the season with 5 tackles in 9 games.
In the Jaguars' season opener against the Minnesota VikingsBosworth started the game at linebacker in place of the injured Daryl Smith. On May 29,he signed with the New York Giants. The Dallas Cowboys replaced defensive lineman Sean Lissemore on their man roster by claiming Bosworth off waivers, in order to help improve their special teams. He has returned to Jacksonville, Florida where he joined a real estate firm. He resides in Plano, Texas.
His twin brother, Koreywas signed as an undrafted free agent by the Denver Broncosbut was waived. He later signed with the Detroit Lions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kyle Bosworth No. Archived from the original on Retrieved 2 September Retrieved 7 September Retrieved May 29, Retrieved Namespaces Article Talk.
She is in a marital relationship with Michael Polish. Since then, they are living a prosperous life. Before this, she has been into multiple relationships. Back inshe was in an alleged relationship with Coldplay front-man, Chris Martin.
From toshe dated an actor, Alexander Skarsgard. Similarly, Kate was in a relationship with the model, James Rousseau. Their relationship lasted from to Also, she had an affair with Ian Somerhalder in and actor, Matt Czurchy. Los Angeles-born Kate Bosworth is an actress. Additionally, she is also a model. She is an American citizen. Kate Bosworth is active in the acting industry since She was born in Los Angeles in the state of California.
The name of her mother is Patricia. Harold used to work as an executive for Tabloids. Although she was born in Los Angeles California, she grew some part of early life in Massachusetts too.
During her childhood, she learned to ride a horse. Subsequently, her right eye is of hazel color and her left eye is of blue color. For her education, she went to Cohasset High school. Later, she graduated from there in She has a mixed ethnicity of German and English descent. Previously, she tried her luck in modeling but it was not successful. Kate began her professional acting career after appearing in a minor role in a TV show, The 7 th Heaven.
The next year, she made her debut in a film, The Horse Whisperer. Then inshe appeared in many TV and film projects. The film, Remember the Titans gave her the entire spotlight she wanted. Again this film raised her status in Hollywood. Subsequently, she started a lot of offers on several projects.Former NFL Seattle Seahawks linebacker, the always controversial Brian "Boz" Bosworth only played three seasons in the NFL but during that period he made plenty of headlines for a mixture of reasons, however he was forced to retire due to a chronic shoulder injury - which then saw "Boz" pitched as a new action star in the cinema.
Bosworth's first film was the fiery action film Stone Cold about an Alabama police officer Bosworth going undercover to smash a murderous outlaw biker gang called "The Brotherhood" led by Lance Henriksen and William Forsythe. Bosworth put in a fairly reasonable performance alongside a supporting cast of very high quality actors, and the film received some mildly positive reviews. Interestingly, it was several years before he made another movie with Bosworth appearing quickly in a string of further tough guy roles in low budget action films including One Tough Bastardthe woefully slow Virusthe offbeat noir styled Midnight Heat and as an undercover cop again in Back in Business Bosworth hasn't turned into the next "big thing" in the action genre, however he has continued appearing in key roles in low budget action productions, and minor roles in bigger Hollywood productions such as The Longest Yard Sign In.
Edit Brian Bosworth. Showing all 23 items. Played football for the University of Oklahoma Sooners. Won a National Championship in He appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song "Voices That Care. Was drafted by the Tacoma Stars of the Major Indoor Soccer League in the 12th round in the draft because as GM Allan Hinton jokingly said "Because we didn't receive a letter from him that he wouldn't play for us.
Left the University of Oklahoma after three seasons after graduating a year ahead of his freshman class. Signed what was then the largest rookie contract in NFL history with the Seahawks in Wore jersey number 44, his college number, during the NFL pre-season and tried to take the NFL to court for the right to wear that number. He lost, and was forced to switch to number Produced and manufactured "Boz Buster" t-shirts and hats Appeared on a Costacos Brothers poster entitled "Land of the Boz" His leaving the University of Oklahoma was precipitated by his being suspended from the Orange Bowl for steroid use.
This prompted Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer to dismiss him from the team. View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro. Edit page. Favorite Actors. Disposable Heroes. Share this page:. Clear your history.Brian Bosworth was not a very good NFL linebacker. The dude was pretty smart, too. Ever the showman, Bosworth decided to call out Broncos star John Elway. This made Broncos fans furious. We just wanted to prove how oxygen-deprived Denver fans are.
All of us are now basically into week 4 or 5 or 6 or more of quarantining as we do our best to try to fight off the coronavirus and save lives. It also means a lot of us are dealing with a problem that is far, far, far less serious - bad hairdos that needed to be cut like three weeks ago.Bo Jackson Carries the Boz into the End Zone - NFL
I know because I was finally able to give myself a cut last week and took the time to give myself a mohawk because it seems like a good time to get weird. Tua Tagovailoa instantly became one of the biggest wild card prospects in the NFL Draft class after he suffered a season-ending injury at Alabama, but his situation became even more uncertain due to the coronavirus crisis.
As a result, no NFL team was able to get up-to-date information on Tagovailoa's physical condition, and have been forced to rely on his NFL teams will hope to land their new franchise star next week in the NFL Draft, and with the first round expected to be loaded with offensive skill players, the race for the offensive Rookie of the Year award should be fascinating whenever football is allowed to resume.
Expectations will be high for quarterbacks Joe Burrow, Justin Herbert and Tua Tagovailoa, but will any of them be able to produce a Ben Roethlisberger-type rookie season? Roethlisberger, the 11th overall pick inwent an incredible as a rookie starter before falling to the Patriots in the AFC Championship, Please enter an email address. Something went wrong. More Stories Brett Favre looks a lot different after dyeing his hair orange during quarantine Andy Nesbitt.
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Heading into that night, Nov. To some extent, it was good versus evil, talent versus talk, offense versus defense, the greatest athlete of all time versus the game's greatest villain. After two storied carries, though, the great rivalry was over. In the second quarter, Bo blew past Boz in the open field for a spectacular yard touchdown. In the second half, Jackson took a handoff near the goal line, moved to his left, cut toward the end zone and bulldozed Bosworth for his third score of the night on his way to a Monday Night Football-record rushing yards.
Plagued by bad shoulders and other issues, Bosworth was a shell of the dominant player he had been at Oklahomaand his NFL career lasted just 17 more games.
Jackson, meanwhile, went on to become one of the greatest all-around athletes -- and marketing phenoms -- of his generation, before his career also was cut short by injuries. Jackson started the event a year after a deadly outbreak of tornadoes wreaked havoc on Alabama in Bo: Every day on that first ride, I shed tears somewhere along the route. But I wore shades, and I rode up front, so nobody could see me. It was just so emotional because everywhere I rode, I thought, "That could have been my family.
That could have been people that I know and love. On that first ride, I stopped at one neighborhood, and there were four generations of a family sitting there on all that was left of their home: a concrete slab. The tornado picked up the grandmother's house and took it a quarter-mile, and she fell out of the house when it was in the air. She was yards out in the field. That's where her son and grandson found her after the storm -- in the field.
They were just sitting out there. Just to see the people and the devastation up close like that, you don't ever forget that. There just aren't enough hours in the day or days in the week for me to do all that I want to do to help people like that. That's what brought you guys back together after so long. Can you believe it's been 27 years since your Monday Night Football game? It was kind of a defining moment for both of you -- good and bad.
Boz: It doesn't define either one of us. I think what it defined is people's mindset, their perceptions and their expectations of what people wanted to see. It's so hard to go into any profession, especially sports, with expectations that are larger than life.
It makes it impossible. It's a qualifiable unknown that you are always chasing. And you can't ever put your arms around it. You try so hard, with all your heart and soul and passion, and the last thing I, or any professional athlete, ever wants to do is disappoint anybody.
But when you don't live up to expectations -- whether it's the fans', the coaches' or especially our own -- it hurts. I know.