Hangtime: Warren Sapp

When the Miss USA pageant needed a judge, they turned to the 300-pound Super Bowl champ.

Updated: April 2, 2003, 3:27 PM ET
By By Ursula Liang
"You're the first guy I've ever met who makes me feel like a giant taco," says beauty pageant stylist Richard Guy. Warren Sapp isn't insulted: "Don't worry, man. I'm not gonna eat you." The 300-pound Super Bowl champ is at pains to exude only professionalism as one of this year's Miss USA judges. Still, the naturally bubbly DT has yet to stop smiling this early spring weekend, even while studying the judges' manual in a San Antonio hotel room.

"Warren is excited to have some responsibility," explains Sapp's exceptionally understanding wife, Jamiko. She's completely okay with her hubby ogling 51 scantily clad babes. "Hey," she says, "at least he isn't playing golf."