Bailey spent the majority of his career with the Detroit Lions.
He played five seasons total before hanging up the cleats, recording only seven sacks and 225 tackles.
For defensive linemen trying to sack Kansas City Chiefs' quarterbacks in the mid 1990's, it had to be disheartening to have to get past a gigantic guard named Will Shields.
Shields' name implied he was good at blocking opponents, and that he was.
Mesko has an awesome name that would be intimidating at literally any other position.
That hasn't stopped him from averaging a solid 44.8 yards per punt for his career thus far.
He was a selected to the Pro Bowl 12 times and the All-Pro team nine times.
He has a mental advantage right away against opposing cornerbacks because his name implies he was, well, fast. Quick played for eight seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles and was selected to the Pro Bowl five times.
Champ Bailey is one of the greatest cornerbacks of all time, living up to his name in spectacular fashion. Tshimanga Biakabutuka played running back for the Carolina Panthers for six years.
In his Hall of Fame-worthy career he's notched 50 interceptions, 705 tackles and has been selected to 11 Pro Bowls. Intimidation via a name can go a long way, but when you're as good as Bailey, it's a moot point. When Biakabutuka wasn't scaring defenders away because of his freakish name, he was plowing them over.
In seven years he rushed for 964 yards and eight touchdowns.
Fuamatu-Ma'afala was known not only for his intimidating name but for his thankless work in the trenches.