1. Charles Wade Barkley is a retired pro basketball player and TV analyst. 2. In 1993, he declared that athletes should not be looked up to as role models. 3. An Auburn assistant coach called him "a fat guy... who can play like the wind." 4. Barkley's Auburn, 76ers and Suns jerseys were retired in his honor. 5. In 2018, he encouraged athletes to keep speaking out on political issues.