publication date: Monday, August 17, 2020 (part of Summer 2020)
clue: He never played professional football (not for lack of trying), but he did have a hit series of commercials for Reebok in which he played a professional football player in an office setting, and he had a recurring voice role in an Xbox war game series in which he played a retired "thrashball" player.
explanation: Speight played "Terry Tate: Office Linebacker" in commercials for Reebok, and Augustus Cole in the Gears of War video games. more…
intended difficulty: medium