How you ever watched a college football game and thought, man, that guy would be lethal on the basketball floor?
It happens often when a wideout out-leaps an opposing defender for an acrobatic catch or a defensive back sprawls across the field for a diving interception. These game-changing players are natural athletes and their range of skills — and size — often translate well to the fast-paced and super individualized game of basketball.
High school athletes are encouraged to play multiple sports so that sculpted bodies are maintained during the “off” season and endurance levels are kept at premium capacity.
In the spirit of the NCAA Tournament, ESPN recently picked out a two-sport star on every Top 25 football team’s roster: