Found May 26, 2013 on NESN.com:
LeBron James could be the next great two-sport star, according to Joe Theismann. James wouldn’t be playing in the NFL and NBA at the same time, though. Theismann thinks James could start up an NFL career after he’s done in the NBA. And Theismann wants to be involved – because he needs a job. “I would love to work him out and also serve as his agent,” Theismann told FOX Sports Florida. “I’ll go wherever he wants this summer. He could play another four years in the NBA before seriously trying the NFL. … There are not a lot of 38- or 39-year-old basketball players, but there are 38- and 39-year-old quarterbacks, so there’s always time for him.” The topic came up because James said he could have been an NFL quarterback when asked after he completed a long pass to Dwyane Wade in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. James cited his study habits and ability to read defenses. Theismann seems pretty serious about this fantasy of teaching James how to play quarterback. He has plenty o...
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