With the 2012 Olympic Games nearing its conclusion, and with the NFL preseason just beginning, water coolers everywhere are surrounded with talks about a mashup: which NFL players would be good at Olympic sports?
Every sport is undeniably different, but every player possesses a different sense of what athleticism is. Throughout every NFL broadcast, there is always a comment about certain players being good athletes rather than just good football players. Being a great athlete implies that they can succeed outside of the sport of football.
With the combination of speed and jumping ability, a few NFL players could make the Olympics, especially in hurdling. Here are five NFL stars that would be great at Olympic hurdles.