When you are involved in athletic sports, whether it is basketball, volleyball, or football, strength and fitness play a big role. But height is also a key ingredient in order to gain advantages over your opponents.
Snoop Dogg may not be known as an athlete, but his fanaticism about sports is well documented. Snoops height has definitely helped to make him a larger than life personality on concert stages all across the world.
How tall is Snoop Dogg? The Doggfather himself stands about 6’4” in height, giving him the vertical stretch that future NBA basketball hopefuls would love to be born with. Speaking of sports, how have they played a role in the life of the incredibly tall hip hop legend Snoop Dogg?
Snoop’s Favorite Sports Teams
Snoop is an overall sports fan, with a special place in his heart for his hometown teams Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Rams, and the college squad, the USC Trojans.
NFL football doesn’t begin and end with the L.A. Rams though. He enjoys the Las Vegas Raiders, Dallas Cowboys, often wearing a No. 5 jersey. He has also attended Raiders training camps.
But he has a lot of love for and fond memories of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He began following the Steelers way back in the 1970s while watching them play with his grandfather. In the same manner that the rapper whose net worth is in the rare $100+ million club loves to win; he has shown affection for the multi-Super Bowl championship franchise the New England Patriots.
Believe it or not, the tropical warm weather of California didn’t stop Snoop Dogg from becoming an ice hockey fan. He has been seen sporting jerseys from the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins and the AHL’s Springfield Indians in his 1994 music video “Gin and Juice.” sporting jerseys from the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins and the AHL’s Springfield Indians in his 1994 music video.
During his reality show Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood, Snoop and his family got hockey lessons from the Anaheim Ducks, then cheered them on against the Vancouver Canucks in the episode called “Snow in da Hood.”
Snoop doesn’t just watch sporting events from stadium seats of on television, he also coaches players. Snoop Dogg is a fully certified football coach and has served as the head coach of his son Cordell’s youth football teams and the John A. Rowland High School team.
Snoop’s son Cordell played football as both a wide receiver and a defensive back at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the 2014 state championship team, and earned himself football scholarship offers from UCLA, Washington, Cal, Southern California, Oregon State, Notre Dame, and Duke.
Cordell committed and signed a letter of intent to play for UCLA on February 4, 2015, but on August 14, 2015, UCLA announced that Cordell had left the team “to pursue other passions in his life.”
.If you look back even further to 2005, Snoop Dogg has been operating a youth football league in Los Angeles, where he is also a coach.
One of Snoop’s team’s seasons was documented in the 2018 Netflix documentary series Coach Snoop. Snoop Dogg is shown in the process of coaching his youth team Snoop’s Steelers in the Snoop Youth Football League (SYFL).
The SYFL was set up by Snoop Dogg in 2005 as an after-school program in the Los Angeles area to keep kids stay focused on their goals instead of the traps that get kids stuck in cycles of crime in the streets. It was released on February 2, 2018 and consisted of 8 episodes that ranged in length between 28-30 minutes each.
Snoop and the WWE Network
Snoop Dogg and the WWE, the abbreviation for the World Wrestling Entertainment Network, have worked together on several occasions. Snoop Dogg is even an official WWE Hall of Famer, a celebrity inductee from the Class of 2016.
Snoop has managed to go from body slamming his lyrics into the ring of beats that he has been provided to becoming an avid member of the WWE Universe where wrestlers get slammed in the wrestling for the enjoyment of fans.
Snoop Dogg even joined WWE’s Superstars and Divas to create several memorable moments, bring his big and bold flair for entertainment to WrestleMania XXIV in Orlando, where he was the Master of Ceremonies. He got to do this different type of MCing for what was described as a Lumberjill Match between Melina & Beth Phoenix versus Divas Maria & Ashley.
This is Snoop we are talking about, so you know he had to enter the wrestling ring area in style. His chosen mode of transportation was a custom Mercedes-Benz cart, where Snoop led the Lumberjills to the squared circle and introduced the competitors.
Later, Snoop Dogg got to get in on the action a little bit more directly. When Santino Marella attempted to confront his ex-girlfriend Maria after the wrestling match had concluded, Snoop mashed The Milan Miracle with an extended arm clothesline wrestling move. The Doggfather celebrated the moment by sharing a kiss with Diva herself.
In 2009, Snoop Dogg made some more memorable magic happen with the WWE as a special guest host of WWE Raw. Snoop proved that he had what it takes to keep fans’ excitement levels rising through the roof and their eyes glued to the ring.
This time, Snoop Dogg’s presence in the WWE Universe involved a blockbuster matchup between John Cena and Triple H. The hip-hop star was definitely not afraid to get physically involved. He protected Hornswoggle from a Chavo Guerrero beating by stopping him with a gigantic spear.
If you think Snoop Dogg’s connection to the WWE begins and ends with his on-camera appearances, the famous wresting fan also has a wrester for a cousin… “The Boss” Sasha Banks.
Now that you know how dedicated Snoop Dogg has been to the world of sports, it is a lot easier to see how the massive 6’4” rapper with the slim, lanky frame has remained so competitive all of these years in the entertainment world, full of real team spirit.