publication date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020 (part of Summer 2020)

category: Sports

clue: This native Floridian survived plenty of trials as a Gator and Buccaneer. Now, everyone in Tampa looks up to him as he faces a different kind.

explanation: Culpepper played for the Florida Gators in college, then played six years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL (as well as the Vikings and Bears). After retiring from football, he played twice on the show Survivor and became a trial lawyer in Tampa. His firm is known for spending excessively on billboards all over town showing his face. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates


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