Miami locker room named after Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. He nearly started that year, and things looked promising for his sophomore year. Johnson's first run-in with Sapp was a memorable one and The Rock shared the behind-the-scenes backstory with Dan Patrick on Friday. He was assigned to the …

By SI Staff Dwayne Johnson’s teammates Johnson had a lot of competition at his position, including former NFL superstar Warren Sapp, who came in during Johnson’s second year. Here is a look back at his days with "The U." Before Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson became a professional wrestling icon and Hollywood movie star, he was a football player just trying to make a name for himself. ... Dewey was a 6," former teammate and NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp says. … This isn’t necessarily an attack on his talent, given how good Sapp was.
After Johnson graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of General Studies in criminology and physiology, he signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League as a linebacker. Dwayne Douglas Johnson (May 2, 1972), also known—and sometimes credited—by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor and occasional professional wrestler who works for WWE.. Johnson was a college football player. Warren Carlos Sapp (born December 19, 1972) is a former American football defensive tackle.A Hall of Famer, Sapp played college football for the University of Miami, where he was recognized as a consensus All-American and won multiple awards.

How Dwayne Johnson's Forgotten Football Career Prepared Him for Superstardom ... Maybe none more so than Dwayne Johnson. Sapp is a large reason that Johnson remained on the bench. Print. Sapp played in the National Football League (NFL) from 1995 to 2007 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders, making the Pro Bowl seven … Johnson served as a backup defensive tackle behind Warren Sapp and Pat Riley before graduating in 1995. Published October 21, 2016 Ray Lewis smelled what that The Rock was cooking a long time ago.

The NFL legend says Dwayne Johnson had predicted his greatness even back then. The various struggles throughout his childhood are part of what led him to the success he has today — from moving around a ton, to getting evicted at 15 years old.
NFL Fact of the Day: Hall of Fame DT Warren Sapp and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson played on the same defensive line at the University of Miami Long before he became an 8x WWE World Champion, a movie star, and perhaps the future President of the United States, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was actually a pretty good football player. Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), ... After suffering a number of injuries, he was later replaced in the starting lineup by future Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp. Sapp, who originally came to Miami as a tight end, made the … The millions of dollars in his bank account shows he made the right decision, but the 6-foot-5, 260-pounder was actually pretty darn good on the gridiron.. Johnson bounced around a lot in high school, attending schools in … ... and he told ESPN in 2012 that Johnson's only problem at UM was "there was a guy named Warren Sapp" who was ahead of him. Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American-Canadian actor, producer, businessman, retired professional wrestler, and former professional football player. Warren Sapp: Pos: DT, Career: 198 G, 3 TD, 4xAll-Pro(1st), 7xProBowl, Buccaneers/Raiders 1995-2007, born FL 1972 In 1991, Johnson played as a freshman and established himself. He was a professional wrestler for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) for eight years prior to pursuing an acting career. Whether you are a fan of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson from his football career, wrestling days, or on the big screen, you can't deny that this man has had an incredible journey — and it's only the beginning.

Ray Lewis, Warren Sapp, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and Bob Marley’s son, Rohan, were all on the same team at Miami. In 1991, he was on the University of Miami's national championship team.