Gilbert Lee Mains (December 17, 1929 – January 10, 2009) was an American footballdefensive tackle for the Detroit Lions (1953–1961). He attended Murray State University. Gil Mains performed as a pro wrestler during the off-season in the late 50's and early 60's, wrestling such stars as Lou Thesz and other Detroit area grapplers. Gil was involved in a variety of business ventures in the South Michigan, Northern Ohio areas since his retirement from the Lions, most notably RMF Global and Great Lakes Industrial. He was born in Mount Carmel, Illinois.