Weeks grew up in Altamonte Springs, Florida, and attended Lake Brantley High School. Weeks played baseball at Lake Brantley, but he also played football as a cornerback and wide receiver for a season. Weeks went on to study at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. While there, he played basketball and ran track.
He turned down opportunities from professional sports teams to continue his education. After graduating from high school, Weeks joined the United States Army where he served for six years as a combat engineer. During that time, he learned how to repair and build vehicles used in military operations. His work included repairing tanks and other armored vehicles after they had been damaged in action.
After his service, Weeks went to college at South Carolina State University where he studied criminal justice. While there, he started playing baseball again. In 2010, the Milwaukee Brewers drafted him with the 27th pick in the first round of the draft. He has since become one of the team's starting second basemen.
This isn't the only career that Weeks has had. After graduating from college, he signed with the Chicago White Sox. But he never made it into a game with the team because he was traded to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for Jamie Moyer. The White Sox received two minor league players as compensation for losing Weeks.
Weeks then signed with the Florida Marlins.
Hundley temporarily attended Bellevue's Eastside Catholic High School and played baseball for Lake Washington High School. The Florida Marlins took him in the fifth round of the 2002 Major League Baseball draft, but he chose to attend college instead.
He then went to the University of Florida where he played first base and third base. As a freshman in 2003, he made an immediate impact by hitting.455 with three home runs and 19 RBIs. As a sophomore in 2004, he had another strong season finishing with a.443 average, 14 home runs and 69 RBIs. In 2005 as a junior, Hundley was selected as a second-team All-American after batting.448 with 13 home runs and 84 RBIs. He finished his Gator career with a.462 average, 17 home runs and 85 RBIs.
After graduating from Florida in 2006, the Marlins drafted Hundley in the sixth round of the 2006 MLB draft. He signed with them and made his major league debut that same year. He has since become one of their regular third baseman (along with Jose Briceno).
In 2007, Hundley had a very good rookie season finishing with a.293 average, 10 home runs and 74 RBIs. In 2008, his role on the team changed as Josh Beckett became the new ace pitcher and Mike Lowell moved to third base.
Joiner, who was born in Many, Louisiana, attended W. O. Boston High School in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He didn't start playing football until his junior year, but he was an All-State receiver and received a scholarship to Grambling State University to play for coach Eddie Robinson. After one season, he returned home to join the Marines.
During World War II, Joiner served in the Pacific with the 4th Marine Division. He was stationed on Okinawa for most of the war, where he helped build schools and hospitals. In February 1946, Joiner was sent back to America to attend college. He earned a degree in physical education from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and then went on to earn a master's degree in education from Ohio State University in Columbus.
After graduating from OSU, Joiner became an assistant football coach at his alma mater, W. O. Boston High School. In 1950, he took over as head coach when the school's previous coach died. Under Joiner, the Bruins went 33-4 and won two state titles. In 1955, he moved up to the collegiate level when he was hired by Louisiana State University as an assistant coach. He stayed at LSU for nine years before moving on to Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas. There he worked under Bob Stiles for three years before being named SMU's head coach himself.
He was signed as a free agent by the Texans in 2010. He attended Baylor University and played football there. Jon Weeks was a four-year letterman for the Mountain Lions football team at Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale, Arizona. He started three games at left guard for the Bears in 2001 before transferring after one season to another Division I-A program, this time up north in Houghton, Michigan. There he played left tackle for two years under head coach Mike Pratico.
He finished his career with 31 appearances, all but one at left tackle. He started 26 games during his college career and helped lead the Bears to a 12-3 record and their first Bowl Championship Series (BCS) game victory over Miami (Ohio). After graduating from Baylor with a bachelor's degree in social science in 2005, Weeks entered the 2006 NFL Draft. He was selected by the Houston Texans in the fourth round (109th overall)
He began his professional career as a left offensive guard and made an immediate impact for the Texans, helping them reach the AFC South Division Championship Game in his rookie year. In 2007, he started 13 games at left tackle in place of the injured Andre Smith and was named to the Pro Bowl. In 2008, Weeks started 14 games at left tackle and was again named to the Pro Bowl.
Speight was the son of Gussie Watson and Walter Speight and was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Millersville's Old Mill High School in 1981, where he was a three-sport standout in football, track, and basketball. He was a Division 1 All-American linebacker at Morgan State University from 1981 to 1985.
After graduating from Morgan State, Speight entered the National Football League (NFL) as a linebacker with the Chicago Bears. In his first season with the team, he started eight games before missing most of the remainder of the season after breaking his ankle. He returned for the 1987 season and ended up starting 13 games before being released by the Bears during the offseason. After spending one season out of football, Speight rejoined the Bears in 1989 and started all 16 games that year. He finished his NFL career with the Bears having played in 93 games over seven seasons, recording 129 tackles and six sacks.
In addition to playing football, Speight lettered four years in basketball at Millersville. He started 46 of 49 games in which he appeared and led the Lions to the 1980 CAA Championship as a freshman. After graduating from Millersville with a degree in marketing, Speight went on to have a successful career in the NFL. He was selected by the Bears in the first round of the 1986 NFL Draft and played the last seven seasons of his career there. Speight died in a car accident near his home in Palmyra, Virginia on January 24, 2018.
Rainey was born as the son of a single mother in Lakeland, Florida, and was raised in part by his grandmother. He went to Lakeland High School and was a star running back for the Lakeland Dreadnaughts high school football squad. As a senior in 2004, he had 1,977 yards and 26 touchdowns on the ground and added another 997 yards and 14 more scores through the air. After graduating from high school early, he attended Florida State University, where he played college football for the Seminoles. As a freshman in 2005, he appeared in 10 games and made five starts at running back. He finished the season with 57 carries for 336 yards and three touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2006, he started all 12 games at running back and led the team in rushing with 895 yards and nine touchdowns. He also added 39 catches for 462 yards and four more scores through the air.
After his two seasons at Florida State, Rainey entered the 2007 NFL Draft. He was considered one of the best running backs available after a strong performance at the NFL Combine. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round (110th pick overall)
In 2008, Rainey started 13 games for the Falcons and finished with 514 yards and three touchdowns on 131 carries. He also caught 29 passes for 217 yards and a score. The Falcons decided not to bring him back for a fifth year in 2009.