College of Hard Knocks

by C2Cigars - 19 cards (Last updated on Nov. 24, 2017)

2. 2000 Metal #128 Robert Chancey

Played baseball in the Orioles and Mets systems prior to being "discovered" during his cousin, Antowain Smith's pro day.

3. 2016 Score #8 Darren Fells

Played basketball at California-Irvine

Contributor: pistonfan

4. 2005 Topps - Throwbacks #TB21 Antonio Gates

Played basketball at Kent State

5. 2016 Panini Playoff #294 Rico Gathers

Played basketball at Baylor University

Contributor: JoshReese92099

7. 2006 Topps Total #208 Mike Nugent / Justin Miller / Ben Graham

Ben Graham played Australian football

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8. 2016 Panini Instant #568 Demetrius Harris

Played basketball at Wisconsin - Milwaukee

9. 1993 SP #221 Carlton Haselrig

Wrestled at Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Contributor: BucCollector

10. 2004 Ultra #127 Michael Lewis

Nicknamed "Beer Man" for being a former Budweiser beer truck driver.



Nov. 12, 2017 - 8:04AM

Rico Gathers only played basketball at Baylor before being drafted by the Cowboys in 2016. 

Sav Rocca only played Australian Rules Football before coming to the NFL.

Nov. 12, 2017 - 8:06AM

Efe Obada went straight from European football leagues to the NFL.

Nov. 24, 2017 - 11:42AM

Darren Fells played college hoops, but not college football. 

Nov. 24, 2017 - 7:12PM

Steve Neal

Nov. 24, 2017 - 10:15PM

I'll add that not only did Steve Neal wrestle in college, but he was NCAA Heavyweight Champion, a feat he achieved by beating Brock Lesnar.  Then he took up football and won three Super Bowls with the Patriots.

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