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LeBron James Got A Football Offer From Notre Dame As A Sophomore In HS

He would not be very fun to tackle.
LeBron James in a Miami Heat jersey.

DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 20: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat during play against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on December 20, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Palm Beach Post reported earlier this week that while Urban Meyer was a wide receivers coach at Notre Dame, he offered LeBron James a scholarship to play for the Fighting Irish on the gridiron.

James was an all-state wideout for St. Vincent - St. Mary High School his sophomore year but dropped the sport after his junior year to concentrate on basketball.

Meyer also expressed his "love" for the Heat organization, a sentiment that likely isn't shared by many others in the state of Ohio.