Potential nickname: "Moonwalker" For the Cleveland Browns' Michael Jackson, whose NFL career ended in 1998, it was hard having the same name of the King of Pop. At one point, the wide receiver changed his name to Michael Dyson but eventually came to terms with being the lesser of two Michael Jacksons. "I want to meet him and do a poster. Man in the Mirror — he looks in the mirror and he sees... me!," Jackson, the receiver, once said of his name twin to Sports Illustrated .