Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/21/12
Russell Wilson stands at a mere 5-foot-11 and 206 pounds, on a good day. But at that diminutive stature, many big-time NFL pundits would say Wilson has no place playing quarterback in the league. Right? Well, in college, the talented quarterback only threw for 3,000 yards in three consecutive seasons. He also tossed just 109 touchdowns to 30 interceptions over his four-year career. Oh, and he did it all while playing professional baseball -- selected in fourth round by the Colorado Rockies in 2010, earning his bachelor's degree a year early and leading Wisconsin to within seconds of a Rose...

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