Every election day, there’s some athlete out there who thinks he can run for office. Well, not only can Michigan’s Jon Runyan run for office, he can unseat incumbents.
Runyan road the wave of people peeved with the government to a seat in the House of Representative. His opponent, John Adler, was the only incumbent in New Jersey to fall. Said Runyan: “I’ll give you everything I have to really get this country back on track.” Runyan starred as an offensive lineman at Michigan and had a solid NFL career before abruptly retiring to pursue politics in 2009. Jon Runyan profile