Wale played football at both Robert Morris University and Virginia State, but he clashed with his coaches and pulled out after a second transfer was denied. Rick Ross was an offensive lineman once upon a time. He went to high school in Pennsylvania where football is popular.
Wale's first album, The Album of the Year, came out in 2004. It was successful, so he has been touring since then and has not stopped. In fact, he just finished a tour of Europe and will be coming to North America soon.
He has won several awards including one from BET for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist. His song "Breathe" was voted by fans as one of the best songs of 2009.
In addition to music, Wale is also known for his fashion style. Back in 2006, he started wearing glasses on stage to show support for vision-assistance programs for people who cannot afford them. He has also received praise for promoting health and wellness through music.
Wale has had many battles with drug addiction over the years and has been clean and sober for most of 2013. However, he returned to drugs late last year and has been using again recently.
He has been hospitalized for depression and anxiety issues twice in recent years.
He attended the University of Texas and was a running back for the 2005 National Championship team, as well as a special teams player. He was picked in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears, and he has previously played for the Dallas Cowboys.
In 2004, Melton set a school record with 1,722 yards from scrimmage (1,618 rushing, 104 receiving). The previous record was 1,459 yards in 2003 (1,201 rushing, 358 receiving). He finished his career as one of three runners in UT history with more than 3,000 all-purpose yards (3,085). His 105 receptions are also third at Texas. He started nine games in 2005 and made his first career start at Oklahoma due to an injury to starter Ryne Goldring. He had seven carries for 38 yards and five catches for 63 yards. Melton's father, Mike, also played running back for Texas from 1983 to 1986.
After his senior season, Melton was selected by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round (110th pick) of the 2009 NFL Draft. He signed a contract with the club on May 11, 2009.
In 2010, Melton led the league with 16 punt returns for 163 yards and scored two touchdowns. He also had 51 rushes for 456 yards and four scores.
Williams went to John Tyler High School and participated in football, track, and baseball. In football, he was a three-time All-District wide receiver and a second-team All-State pick as a junior. As a senior, he received All-Area honors after catching 29 passes for 516 yards and five touchdowns.
He graduated from John Tyler with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice in 2005. After graduating, he played one season of professional football for the Berlin Thunder of the NFL Europe League. He finished his career with 1,542 receiving yards on 110 catches with 14 touchdowns.
Williams started his career at Virginia Military Institute before transferring to John Tyler. There he won district titles in both football and track as a wide receiver and sprinter, respectively.
After playing in the NFL Europe League, he returned to John Tyler for one more year before moving on to play college basketball. During that time, he earned first-team All-District honors as a forward/center. As a sophomore, he helped lead the team to its first undefeated regular season ever with an 18-0 record. They went on to win the District Championship before losing in the state semifinals to Bishop O'Connell.
As a freshman, he started all 33 games for the Titans and averaged 15 points per game.
Football was his passion, and his high school game was so outstanding that he earned a scholarship to the University of Georgia, where he was a starting lineman for the Bulldogs. In 1993, Goldberg finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting.
He's from Atlanta, Georgia. He went to High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia.
Goldberg played college football at the University of Georgia where he was a three-year starter at left offensive guard. As a senior, he won the Jacobs Blocking Award as well as being selected by The Sporting News as a first-team All-American. After graduating from UGA with a bachelor's degree in health and physical education, he went on to have a successful career in the NFL. Today, he owns a sports management company and also runs a fitness center.
In June 2001, he pled guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol, causing serious injury to another person. He was sentenced to one year's probation, 50 hours of community service, and a $10,000 fine.
However, this didn't stop him from fighting Muhammad Ali at Madison Square Garden. The fight was scheduled for December 4th but it was canceled after Goldberg tested positive for marijuana use.
He has been married to wife Nicole since 1996.
Taylor, who did not play organized football until the 11th grade, went on to play defensive lineman at the University of North Carolina before being converted to outside linebacker. He was selected first overall by the New York Giants in the 1989 NFL Draft.
He played 10 seasons for the Giants, collecting 54.5 sacks during that time. After leaving the Giants as one of their all-time greatest players, Taylor joined the Washington Redskins where he finished his career with 56.5 sacks. He is currently ranked number three all-time behind DeMarcus Ware and Michael Strahan.
In 2012, Taylor was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.
He graduated from Eastern High School in Richmond, Virginia in 1986.
Lawrence has two children named Jordan and Zion.
Zion Taylor was a quarterback who signed with Louisville football team after his father retired from playing. However, he was later diagnosed with a serious heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and had to quit playing football. He died in January 2018 at the age of 25.
Jordan Taylor is a wide receiver who plays for the Philadelphia Eagles. He is the second son of Lawrence Taylor and has also been diagnosed with HCM.