DENVER (CBS4) – The Broncos season is just around the corner and that means the Broncos media relations department has put out a new Denver Broncos media guide.
Last year we picked out 10 random facts we found interesting, like did you know Ronnie Hillman was once coached by Snoop Dogg, or that Brock Osweiler is tied for the tallest Bronco is team history (6-foot-8)?
Well here are 12 more random facts from the 2015 Broncos media guide.
C.J. Anderson: Last year became just the fifth undrafted running back to make the Pro Bowl, joining Arian Foster (Houston), Willie Parker (Pittsburgh), Priest Holmes (Kansas City) and John Settle (Atlanta).
David Bruton: Founded Bruton’s Books in 2015 to help support youth reading programs at schools and hospitals in the Denver metro area.
James Casey: Played professional baseball for three seasons in the Chicago White Sox organization after being drafted in the seventh round of the 2003 MLB draft. Competed for a pair of independent baseball teams (Fort Worth Cats and Laredo Broncos) in 2006 before retiring from baseball.
James Casey (2): Played seven positions at Rice University (quarterback, running back, fullback, tight end, wide receiver, punt returner and defensive lineman).
Zac Dysert: was born on Feb. 8, 1990, in Ada, Ohio, the town where the Wilson football factory makes all of the NFL’s footballs.
Ben Garland: Serves in the Colorado Air National Guard as a public affairs officer and holds the rank of captain.
Gino Gradkowski: His brother, Bruce, is a NFL quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers who is entering his 10th NFL season.
Dominique Jones: Played with the Reading Express of the Indoor Football League and the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League following his collegiate career.
Cody Latimer: Raises money for the American Cancer Society by donating proceeds from t-shirt sales on his personal website.
Ty Sambrailo: Is an avid skier who earned USSA titles in the slalom, giant slalom and super-G events for his age group.
DeMarcus Ware: Served as an NFL Play 60 spokesperson, which included a public service announcement at the White House with President Obama.
Kyle Williams: Led his baseball team to the state championship as a junior; drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 47th round of the 2006 MLB Draft; father, Ken, is the General Manager of the White Sox.