These 10 Videos Prove That Feared Linebacker Brian Urlacher Was a Frightful Actor
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher retired today after a superlative 13-year career. There are many things that can be said about the way he approached the game, and how he was a tough, model teammate who played his entire career in Chicago. But they won’t be said here. We’re only concerned with Brian Urlacher the actor—and in that arena, his career wasn’t quite as distinguished.
10. Entourage cameo, 2010
Will Urlacher go into business selling tequila with Turtle?
9. Nike Commercial, 2005
What if Brian Urlacher played hockey?
8. Xfinity Commercial, 2012
Urlacher is here to defend you from DirecTV’s “Big Deal.”
7. Nike Commercial, 2005
Urlacher and a host of other elite athletes looked pretty mean in Nike spandex.
6. Vitamin Water Commercial, 2007
Vitamin Water gives Urlacher the strength to tackle real Bears.
SI Photos: Classic shots of Brian Urlacher
5. TNA Wrestling, 2004
Now that he’s got the time, can Urlacher pretty please make more pro wrestling appearances?
4. Comcast Commercial, 2007
Would you rather give up Comcast for a day or get tackled by Brian Urlacher?
3. Vitamin Water Commercial, 2007
Urlacher and David Ortiz make a formidable badminton team.
2. Old Spice Commercial, 2008
Watch Old Spice Swagger transform “Brian Urlacher” from meek to, well, Brian Urlacher.
1. Fathead Commercial, 2007
That’s him in the bear costume.
Important note: Urlacher also made an appearance on According to Jim in 2002, but in order to watch it on YouTube you need to pay $1.99, which is $4.99 more than any episode of According to Jim is worth.