publication date: Monday, August 17, 2020 (part of Summer 2020)

category: Advertising

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…

difficulty: medium

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


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