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Old August 4 2011, 03:06 AM   #1
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RIP Bubba Smith

http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/blog/shu...urn=nfl-wp4511

Saw a tweet from Nichelle Nichols about Bubba Smith's passin', and found the news on Yahoo.

Sure, he may have been famous as a football player, but who can forget his role in the Police Academy films?

RIP, Hightower.

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Old August 4 2011, 03:08 AM   #2
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Rest in peace, Bubba.
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Old August 4 2011, 03:10 AM   #3
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Damn that's sad

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Old August 4 2011, 03:12 AM   #4
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Bit of my childhood gone right there, because I remember often seeing Bubba on TV shows I watched as a kid, from Wonder Woman to Hart to Hart. Plus being Hightower in Police Academy. RIP.

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Old August 4 2011, 03:24 AM   #5
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He was great in Police Academy. One of my favorites from the cast and he seemed like a real nice guy from the interview he did for the dvd.

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Old August 4 2011, 03:25 AM   #6
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I saw a mention of this on a friend's facebook feed. Hightower was one of my favourite characters from Police Academy. RIP Bubba.
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Old August 4 2011, 03:46 AM   #7
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He used to some great commercials, for things like Miller Lite and a candy bar that's long gone now. Huge man who struck fear into QB's everywhere......
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Old August 4 2011, 04:32 AM   #8
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Big man, big talent, big heart.

RIP Bubba, RIP
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Old August 4 2011, 04:40 AM   #9
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RIP, Bubba Smith. I felt bad when I read this one. 66...a lot of guys who played in the NFL don't seem to make it out of their sixties. Sad.

I'll always remember him from the Police Academy movies. Although I think my all-time favorite Bubba Smith appearance was as Al Bundy's rival "Spare Tire" in Married with Children. The image of him and Al going toe-to-toe with the Chariots of Fire music in the background always made me laugh.
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Old August 4 2011, 05:42 AM   #10
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Old August 4 2011, 06:08 AM   #11
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Rest in peace Bubba.
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Old August 4 2011, 06:39 AM   #12
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RIP Charles "Bubba" Smith
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Rest in Peace, Mr, Smith
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Old August 4 2011, 07:33 AM   #14
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Thanks for the heads-up on FB, doubleoh.
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