What If LeBron James Jumped from the NBA to the NFL?

May 28, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Michael Jordan once left the game of basketball at the height of his powers to try his hand at baseball. What if LeBron James did the same, but with football? 
We'd get the answer to one of the greatest "what ifs" in sports. 
The idea of James playing in the NFL was once again revived this week, as former Super Bowl-winning quarterback Joe Theismann postulated that James could play his former position at the game's highest level. 
"I would love to work him out and also serve as his agent," Theismann told Chris Tomasson of FOX Sports Florida. "He could play another four years in the NBA before seriously trying the NFL ... there's always time for him."
Theismann's mostly crazy suggestion of James playing quarterback in the NFL spawned from the Heat star's own admission of his ability to play the position. 
When asked if he could play quarterback, James was confident he had the skill set to pull it off. 
"I think so," James said...

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