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2011: Actor and former NFL player Bubba Smith dies of acute drug intoxication and heart disease at age 66 in Los Angeles, California. Smith, who played nine years in the NFL with the Baltimore Colts, Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers, also starred in college for Michigan State, earning induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. His best-known role as an actor was as Moses Hightower in the first six "Police Academy" movies. He's seen here in 1989's "Police Academy 6: City Under Siege."