Super Bowl V champ and two-time Pro Bowler, DE Bubba Smith passed away earlier today at the age of 66. Though acknowledged by PFT’s Michael David Smith for his appearances as Morris Hightower in the “Police Academy” series,  Smith is best known to many non-football fans of a particularly vintage through his inspired work as a pitchman for Miller Lite.

Less celebrated, unfortunately, was Smith’s nuanced performance as NFL veteran “Bubba Smith”, in the third season of “The Odd Couple” (“Take My Furniture, Please”)