From Apollo Creed to Action Jackson, Alum Carl Weathers Has Done It All

Monday, January 14, 2019

THE SHADOW LEAGUE -- He signed with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League in 1971, playing 18 games until 1973. During the off-season Weathers started to transition to acting, attending San Francisco State University earning a bachelor’s degree in Drama in 1974.

He retired from football in 1974 and began pursuing an acting career.

From suspenseful action movies like Predator and Action Jackson to whimsical like Happy Gilmore, Weathers has done it all.