Best two sport athletes of all time?

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  1. Dopey

    Dopey Well-Known Member

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    Lettered in football and baseball all 4 years in my 1A Iowa highschool.

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  2. mb7299

    mb7299 Active Member

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    No one is even close to him, BO JACKSON. Super tecmo bowl tells you all you need to know about him :)
     
  3. Cydar

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    I'll always remember this run by Bo:
    [video=youtube;0BQ72rE6iyw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BQ72rE6iyw[/video]
     
  4. cyadict

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    Bo Jackson was a beast! Makes you wonder what he could have done if he didn't need to quit.
     
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  6. Chitownclone2

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    Bo was great. Another that comes to mind is Brian Jordan who was good as an Atlanta Falcon in the NFL and with the Cardinals in Baseball. Also, had Tavian Banks not gone for football, I would suspect he would have had a top notch pro soccer career! He was that good at the JN level!
     
  7. tm3308

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    Bo is definitely in the conversation. I'd probably put Jim Brown ahead of him, though. And Jackie Robinson lettered in four sports at UCLA; nobody does that.
     
  8. CarolinaCy

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    I had always heard that Dave Winfield was drafted in 3 sports out of U of Minn - baseball, football, and basketball. Too lazy to verify, but impressive if true.
     
  9. jay moe

    jay moe Well-Known Member

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    Bo Jackson, end of thread.
     
  10. Wesley

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    George Amundson.:spinny:
     
  11. Rhoadhoused

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    #12 Rhoadhoused, Feb 15, 2014
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    Deon >>>>>>>>Bo
     
  12. CapnCy

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    ISU version:
    Gary Thompson
    Stevie Johnson
     
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  14. Gnomeborg

    Gnomeborg Well-Known Member

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    Jim. Thorpe. Biathalon and Pentathalon gold medals. That's like... seven sports right there.
     
  15. Hasbeen

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    Aaaaaa...Mike Busch??
     
  16. ISUCubswin

    ISUCubswin Well-Known Member

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    Gets recruited to be a Quarterback at Nebraska

    All-American college basketball player

    Hole in One machine.

    Fred Hoiberg, ftw
     
  17. ZombieCyclone

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    This list is dumb.

    GOLF IS NOT A SPORT.
     
  18. Tedcyclone

    Tedcyclone Well-Known Member

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    There is no possible way Jim Thorpe was a better athlete then Bo Jackson. Not in anything. Bo was faster, stronger, and more athletic.
     
  19. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    Jim thorpe also played sports before they were integrated.
     

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