Football Star Troy Polamalu's Hair Insured For $1 Million Pounds

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NFL season," Procter & Gamble said in a statement.Polamalu, a five-times The Pro Bowl selection, suffered some injuries last year but is back in the game and expected to be the backbone of his side's defense this season.His hair has come under attack on the field before, with Larry Johnson of the Chiefs tackling Polamalu by the hair in a 2006 game, but no details were given of exactly what damage to his hair would trigger a claim on the insurance policy.

He also made News' All-Pac-10 first team. Overall in 2002 while appearing in 12 games (all but California), he had 68 tackles, including 9 for losses of 44 yards (with 3 sacks for 27 yards), plus an interception which he returned 33 yards, 6 deflections and 3 forced fumbles. Playing with a nagging ankle sprain for the second half of 2002 and missing all but 2 plays of the Orange Bowl against Iowa because of a hamstring injury.

A lot of safeties are strong against the run but not always effective in pass defense. He's physical, arrives quickly and reads the play very well." USC assistant coach Kennedy Pola, his uncle: "He's a small-town boy and he respects his peers and his teammates. That comes from the family, environment and community that he was raised in." Ken Peters,Sometimes it seems there's a whole group of Trojans wearing No. 43, blocking punts, returning interceptions for touchdowns, forcing fumbles, smacking punt returners to the ground.


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