Tony Gonzalez, arguably one of the greatest tight ends in NFL history, makes his big screen debut in xXx: Return of Xander Cage as Paul Donovan, one in a group of thrill-seeking cohorts assembled by Xander (Vin Diesel). Gonzo is just the latest pro football player to catch the acting bug. Here is a look at the NFL's players turned actors who have gone beyond merely playing themselves on screen.
From future MVPs to crossover superstars to flashes in the pan, many NFL players were once prospects flashing their potential at the NFL combine. Check out how these famous players looked at the "underwear Olympics" before they were drafted.