Crews is best known for his role as Terry Jeffords in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, though he has a very extensive IMDb. He made his film debut back in 2000 with a role in the sci-fi film The 6th Day. But before that, Crews was drafted in the 1991 NFL Draft to the Los Angeles Rams. He played for the Rams, San Diego Chargers, Rhein Fire (an NFL Europe team), the Washington Football Team, and the Philadelphia Eagles before retiring in 1996.Read more: 15 of the best performances by athletes in moviesBefore he was The Rock, Johnson was a successful football player. He even played for the University of Miami when they won the National Championship in 1991. After graduating, he signed with the Calgary Stampeders on their practice squad, but was cut just two months into the season.After that, Johnson followed in his father's footsteps and became a professional wrestler. He made his film debut in 2001's The Mummy Returns, and has been acting ever since. In fact, he's been Hollywood's most bankable actor for the last two years.After 13 years of playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Bradshaw retired from the NFL in 1983. Ever since, Bradshaw has kept plenty busy, with roles in Blossom, Malcolm in the Middle, King of the Hill, and most famously, the Sarah Jessica Parker/Matthew McConaughey rom-com Failure to Launch. Bradshaw and Kathy Bates played the parents of McConaughey's character.Bradshaw is also a successful singer — he's released multiple albums, and he competed on the very first season of The Masked Singer as the Deer.In fact, Weathers has been part of four of the most iconic franchises ever (Rocky, Predator, Toy Story, and Star Wars). He's also well-known for his part in Happy Gilmore and his fictionalized take on himself in Arrested Development.Before acting, though, Weathers played for the then-Oakland Raiders for one season, and then moved to the Canadian Football League. He officially retired in 1974.Asomugha (who you also might know as Kerry Washington's husband) retired from the NFL in 2013 after playing for the Oakland Raiders from 2003 to 2010, the Philadelphia Eagles from 2011 to 2012, and finally the San Francisco 49ers in 2013.Four years later, he had already gained enough clout to produce and star in 2017's Crown Heights, for which he was nominated for a Film Independent Spirit Award. In 2020, he produced and starred in Sylvie's Love, which has an impressive 92% on Rotten Tomatoes.Read more: 10 of the most inspirational second careers of professional athletesAs Namath is one of the most flamboyant (and personable) football players of all time, it's not shocking that he had a successful career as a theater actor after he retired from the NFL in 1977.In addition to theater, he also appeared in films such as Avalanche Express and The Last Rebel, as well as TV shows like The Love Boat and The Waverly Wonders.Favre is still best known for his career as the Green Bay Packers' quarterback, but there's definitely a population of people out there who would recognize him from his appearance in 1998's There's Something About Mary as a fictionalized version of himself.He continued to play football, however, ultimately retiring (for the second time) after the 2010 season.Washington (son of Denzel Washington) was signed to the Los Angeles Rams in 2006, was released, and then re-signed to their practice squad. He also played for an NFL Europe team and then moved back to the states to play for the UFL until 2012, when the league folded.After that, Washington followed in his father's footsteps — and he's been a star ever since. He first starred in Ballers (alongside Dwayne Johnson), before making his way to film. He starred in 2018's BlacKkKlansman, 2020's Christopher Nolan time epic Tenet, and will co-star with Zendaya in Malcolm and Marie.Read more: 22 celebrities you didn't know were star athletesCain was signed to the Buffalo Bills as a free agent in 1988 after graduating from Princeton, but a knee injury took him out of the game before his career could really get started.Instead, he pivoted to acting, scoring roles in Beverly Hills, 90210 and A Different World before getting cast in the role that would change his life — everyone's favorite mild-mannered reporter/superhero Clark Kent in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman from 1993 to 1997.Bosworth was very successful during his college career as part of the Oklahoma Sooners — if not highly controversial. Once he graduated and was drafted to the NFL, the hype was real. However, he only lasted two years on the Seattle Seahawks before a shoulder injury forced him to retire in 1989 at age 24.In 1991, he made his film debut in Stone Cold, and has been steadily acting since then. He last appeared in 2019's Reliant.Reynolds attended Florida State University, a Division I school, on a football scholarship and played halfback. But before he could really go pro, he sustained multiple knee injuries and was forced to give up football, and he dropped out of FSU.However, it all turned out all right for Reynolds. He began acting in the late '50s, made his film debut in 1961, earned his first Golden Globe nomination in 1971 for the series Dan August, and was nominated for an Oscar for 1997's Boogie Nights, among many other accomplishments. He died in 2018 at age 82.Brown played football in the '50s and '60s before retiring in 1965 with a Super Bowl ring, nine Pro Bowl appearances, and multiple league records under his belt.In 1966, he was cast in The Dirty Dozen — the film made him a star. He'd go on to star in multiple films, including many blaxploitation films in the '70s. Most recently, he cameoed as himself in the 2014 film Draft Day.The AFL merged with the NFL in 1970, so Williamson played on some familiar teams — the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Oakland Raiders, and the Kansas City Chiefs — before he retired in 1967.Williamson has appeared in all manner of film and TV shows, including an episode of the original Star Trek series, From Dusk Till Dawn, Being Mary Jane, Black Caesar, and the 2004 Starsky & Hutch film.Marinaro was even the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy while he was in college, and he is generally thought of as one of the last great football players produced by the Ivy League (he attended Cornell).Once he retired after five years in the NFL, Marinaro switched to acting, most famously as police officer Joe Coffey in Hill Street Blues from 1981 to 1986. More recently, he appeared in the Spike series Blue Mountain State as the head coach of the Mountain Goats.Smith, a Super Bowl champion, retired from football in 1976. He began acting after that, scoring his career-defining role as Moses Hightower in the first Police Academy movie in 1984. He'd reprise the role in the second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth film in the series, through 1989. The only one he'd miss was 1994's Police Academy: Mission to Moscow.Smith died in 2011 at age 66.