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Caputo: Three Major League Baseball Players Who Would Make Excellent NFL Players

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SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 02: Mike Trout #27 (L) of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim heads back to the dugout after striking out in the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on October 2, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

SEATTLE, WA – OCTOBER 02: Mike Trout #27 (L) of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim heads back to the dugout after striking out in the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on October 2, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

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By: Pat Caputo

1. Mike Trout, running back – There isn’t anything in Trout’s background suggesting he played football, but it looks like he could run the 40-yard dash in sub 4.4 seconds. He is a solid 6-foot-1 and weighs 210 pounds with obvious strength.
2. Justin Verlander, quarterback – It’s not just that Verlander is 6-foot-5 and has an incredibly strong arm, but he has quick feet and runs well.
3. Austin Jackson, safety – Excellent speed and solid ballhawking skills. A smart player, who would be in the right position at all times.

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