Bill Duff

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Bill Duff
Born (1974-02-24) February 24, 1974 (age 47)
NationalityUnited States
Other names"Big Bill"
Education Sociology (University of Tennessee, 1997)
OccupationActor (current)
Known forProfessional Football Player, Wrestler, Actor, Martial arts
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
TitleHost

Bill Duff (born February 24, 1974) is a former National Football League, NFL Europe, and Arena Football League defensive tackle, and host of Human Weapon on the History Channel. [1] [2] He holds a brown belt in Tang Soo Do, a Korean martial art he refers to as "Korean Street Fighting". [3]

Duff grew up in Delran Township, New Jersey and attended Delran High School, [4] where he was also an All-American wrestler.[ citation needed ]

Duff was the co-captain of the 1997 Tennessee Volunteers, and played for the Cleveland Browns in their expansion year 1999–2000. He started for the Orlando Rage in the XFL and played in 2002 for the Berlin Thunder of NFL Europe. He later played in the Arena Football League for the Indiana Firebirds and Columbus Destroyers. [1] [5]

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References

  1. 1 2 About the Host - Bill Duff Archived October 24, 2007, at the Wayback Machine , History Channel. Accessed July 21, 2007.
  2. "New History Channel Series Explores Hand-to-Hand Combat Around the Globe!". Black Belt. Archived from the original on August 26, 2010. Retrieved May 9, 2010.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Bill Duff at History.com Archived October 24, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  4. Bill Duff Archived September 30, 2007, at the Wayback Machine , database Football. Accessed July 18, 2007.
  5. "FORMER VOL BILL DUFF TO CO-HOST NEW HISTORY CHANNEL SERIES TO TRACE HISTORY OF HAND-TO-HAND COMBAT". University of TN. June 29, 2007. Archived from the original on February 24, 2012. Retrieved March 15, 2010.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)