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Would LeBron James have been a Pro-Bowler in the NFL?

A report surfaced that said LeBron James was contemplating a move to the NFL during the NBA lockout, even framing a contract he received from the Dallas Cowboys. James was an All-State football player his junior year and many feel with his athletic gifts, he would've been a Pro Bowler at the NFL level. Others think James flopping habits in the NBA show a person who doesn't have the toughness to cut it in the best league in the world. What do you think? 🏈

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In his last year playing football in high school, LeBron James caught 57 balls for 1,160 yards and 16 touchdowns as a tight end. He was also being recruited by Ohio State, one of the most prestigious programs in all of college football. With his size and athleticism, James would have been dominating the NFL almost immediately.

Jimmy Graham, who played four years of basketball at the University of Miami, has a similar build and was a five-time Pro Bowler. If he could it, there is no way James wouldn't be running over safeties in the NFL.

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When it comes to the NFL, size only gets you so far. It's toughness that separates the best from the rest of the pack. Judging for how James carries himself in the NBA, he doesn't appear to have it.

It's kill or be killed in football and while he may have the size, James doesn't have the mentality needed to be a Pro Bowler in the league. There's a lot of contact in basketball, but it's different when you're getting in a car crash every time you step onto the field. He wouldn't be able to handle the physicality needed to succeed in the NFL.

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Would LeBron James have been a Pro-Bowler in the NFL?
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