Usain Bolt, wide receiver? At least one prominent college football program is jokingly taking a shot at landing the world's fastest man.
Ohio State wide receiver coach Zach Smith, who likes to troll his rivals on social media as frequently as possible, joked on Twitter Sunday night that Bolt, who just won the gold medal in the men's 100 meter, has four years of eligibility remaining. He thinks Bolt would be a "good fit" in Zone 6 - the nickname for Ohio State's receiving corps.
Bolt has won seven medals - all gold - in his three Olympic games. He's won the men's 100 meter three times in a row - in Beijing, London and Rio de Janeiro. He's won the 200 meter twice in a row - with a potential third to come. And he's won the 4 x 100 meter relay twice in a row - with a potential third to come.
Bolt, at 6-foot-5, 207 pounds, would make one heck of a wide receiver - provided he put on a little weight. He's be the most feared deep threat the NFL has ever seen - that's for sure.
But we're pretty sure he's content with his athletic career at the moment. He's an absolute superstar, after all.