“LeBron Out There in no.9.. Mossing Everybody”: Travis Kelce Reminisces Lakers Star Outclassing Players on Football Field Before NBA Draft

LeBron James entered the NBA as one of the most hyped players, and he lived up to that. However, before his hooping journey began, the Los Angeles Lakers star’s reputation as a football player preceded him. While many know James’ love for the NFL through his stories and live sessions, most people don’t know that he actually played football before transitioning into the NBA.

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In a recent podcast, Kansas City Chiefs tight end, Travis Kelce recalled how young James overpowered everyone with his freak athleticism in high school.

Travis Kelce recalls LeBron James’ high school days

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New Heights Show, which the Kelce brothers started hosting last year, has seen a meteoric rise in popularity. They have had popular names on the talk show, including Patrick Mahomes, Chris Jones, and Julian Edelman. However, recently, a special person whom the Kelce brothers idolized and admired requested an invitation to the talk show.

King James took to X, hunting for an invitation to join the NFL brothers. The brothers were clearly on top of the moon as they took to their podcast to express their thoughts about the recent developments.

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While on the subject of LeBron’s greatness, Travis Kelce reminisced about Akron Hammer’s high school days as a football wide receiver for St. Vincent–St. Mary’s football team. “I remember actually watching. It just kind of came up about LeBron James being a great football player. And they showed some of his high school highlights. I remember watching the Channel 5 news and seeing those highlights live. They would show St Vincent- St Mary’s like oh they beat Akron, Buffalo, or somebody, and it would be LeBron out there in the number nine jersey just mossing everybody. Like God da*n it. He’s gonna be the first football-basketball athlete,” gushed the 34YO tight end.

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LeBron’s football career

The Chosen One played two seasons as a wide receiver during his high school days. Needless to say, King outclassed his peers in football as well. Before his ascent to basketball immortality, he surprised the world with his ability to out-jump people and make tacklers miss. He was averaging mind-numbing football statistics – over 20 yards per reception.

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He became the star of the Fighting Irish after his football debut. In his sophomore year, the Lakers guard caught 42 passes for 752 yards and 11 touchdowns. His stellar performance earned him first-team all-state honors. The Kid from Akron also received offers from big-name schools, notably FSU, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Florida, and USC. However, he eventually skipped college to enter the NBA Draft directly after his graduation from high school in 2003.

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