Within one year post-retirement, Gross looks more like a pro golfer than a former football player.
With smart eating and a little bit of exercise (he took up running trails as a hobby), Gross managed to lose nearly 100 pounds by the time he visited Panthers training camp the following August. Even at his old stomping grounds, he was almost unrecognizable at just over 200 pounds.
Heaviest: 305 pounds
New weight: 200 pounds
Weight loss: 105 pounds