Many football recruits play more than one sport at the high school level, but it takes a truly talented athlete to play two sports at the college level.
Not only does it take an insane amount of talent to play two sports at the collegiate level, but it takes a massive amount of time and dedication. Many equate being a college football player to having a full-time job while in college.
Now imagine being an elite two-sport athlete. Sports essentially become the very fabric of your life.
We've seen some very impressive football recruits during the BCS era (1999-present), but some of these players excelled at more than just football.
Not all of these players played two sports at the same time, but all of them were regarded as big-time athletes in at least one sport entering the college ranks. In the case of one of these players, the professional ranks came calling, and we never got to see him put on a collegiate uniform.
With all of those technicalities in mind, here's a list of the best two-sport recruits from the BCS era.