Brian Bosworth

Biography Project For Mrs. Hemry's 8th Grade Language Arts Class
Made by Matt Brubaker

Brian Bosworth was born on March 9, 1965 and he is still living peacefully today.

Significant Events in History that Effected Bosworth's Life

  • Played College football for the University of Oklahoma
  • Was a first team All-American in 1985 and 1986
  • Banned from College Football for steroid use
  • Drafted to the Seattle Seahawks in the 1987 NFL supplemental draft

Brian's Life

As a young boy, "Brian" had the strength of a grown man. He was a very energetic child who loved to go outside and play and play. Brian would also get on his little tricycle and ride away a couple of blocks by himself. He also had some problems as he would bully other kids and tease with them because he was such a strong individual. He also found the love in the sport of football.

People Who Influenced Brian's Life

  • Kathy Bosworth (Brian's Mother)- always took care of Brian through his crazy life.
  • Foster Bosworth (Brian's Father)- was a different type of Dad who didn't always get along with Brian but he pushed him and made him a better football player.
  • Barry Switzer (Brian's college football head coach)- probably Brian's favorite coach of all time who always supported him and was a man who wanted to win.

Unique Facts...

  1. Bosworth became an action movie star after his NFL career.
  2. Brian is very active on twitter.
  3. He is Known for the biggest NFL busts.


  • Played High School football at MacArthur High School
  • Was a two time All-American
  • Had three children
  • Played football for the NFL (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Became an actor of his football career
  • Starred in the hit movie "Stone Cold'
  • Starred in the hit movie "Longest Yard"
  • Had a 30 for 30 ESPN movie about his life
  • Won the Dick Butkus award
  • Was an Academic All-American

The theme of Brian's life was...

Brian Bosworth showed that cheating never wins, always have a back up plan, and most important do something that you love.

Brian's words of advice and what he has taught me...

  • In the middle of a play, I go crazy and don't realize what I'm doing. So have fun and live the moment.
  • If someone is bugging you, take them out.
  • I don't think there's anything better than playing football, just be smart.

I never realized before reading this biography and watching the videos I shared here what an influence Brian Bosworth had on my life. I hope people will learn from mistakes and do better. I hope football remains a sport of being tough.

Work Cited

"The Longest Yard Trailer." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 08 Mar. 2015.

"The Home Run Ball." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 08 Mar. 2015.

"Do You Believe? Official Trailer 1 (2015) - Drama Movie HD." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 08 Mar. 2015.

"Brian Bosworth Highlights." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 08 Mar. 2015.

"Midnight Heat (Blackout) - Brian Bosworth - Original Trailer." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 08 Mar. 2015.

Bosworth, Brian, and Rick Reilly. The Boz: Confessions of a Modern Anti-hero. New York: Doubleday, 1988. Print.

Comment Stream

2 years ago

Great work, Matthew! I especially liked your words of advice section! 😀