Why We Love Him: Single? Check. Sexy physique? Check. Tight end for the 49ers, Vernon Davis is appealing in more ways than one, but we think his best quality is his sensitivity. After getting benched in the middle of a 2008 game by former San Francisco coach Mike Singletary, Davis was initially insulted. But now, the hunky NFL star wishes he could have thanked Singletary for his actions. "It made me a better man, a better teammate and a better leader for my team. It helped me become the player I am today," Davis said. What a softie!