Whether he was kidding or not, Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has said he wants to be an actor.
“I’m hoping to get a feature film now. I’ve proven myself as a cameo guy. I want to maybe be a superhero. I’m going to throw my name out there for anyone who is looking for a superhero,” Matthews said.
As you probably know, Matthews had a small role — along with several of the Packers’ offensive linemen — in the movie Pitch Perfect 2.
He also probably has more commercials on during the season than he has games played.
We once compared Matthews to Thor, but unfortunately for him, that role is taken by Chris Hemsworth.
Let’s name some notable football players who became actors… Merlin Olsen, Alex Karras, O.J. Simpson, Fred Williamson, John Matuszak, Dick Butkus, Michael Strahan, Bubba Smith…