Steve Smith Sr.
Steve Smith Sr. was a former NFL athlete who played for the Carolina Panthers and Baltimore Ravens. His illustrious career included multiple Pro Bowls, 15+ Panthers franchise records, and a super bowl appearance. He was one of the most productive NFL receivers in his time, leading the league in catches, receiving yards, and touchdowns in 2005. He was also put into the Panthers Hall of Honor and is a top prospect for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In college Smith played football at Utah where he was an All-American as well.
Smith was known for being a religious and generous man, giving away a pair of shoes before every game to the homeless and washing their feet. He was stellar, gritty football player, but also a genuine man.