Joe Theismann’s prostate gives him fits. He thinks LeBron James could do the same to NFL defenses.
According to Chris Thomasson of FOXSportsFlorida.com, Theismann believes LeBron could play quarterback in the NFL.
Not now, but when LeBron is done with playing basketball. After all, most franchise quarterbacks are on the wrong side of 30, with more than a few north of 35.
“I would love to work him out and also serve as his agent,” Theismann said. “I’ll go wherever he wants this summer. He could play another four years in the NBA before seriously trying the NFL. . . . There are not a lot of 38- or 39-year-old basketball players, but there are 38- and 39-year-old quarterbacks, so there’s always time for him.”
The comments flow from LeBron’s recent musings about whether he could have played quarterback.
“I wouldn’t count him out,” Theismann said. “He’s the most tremendous physical specimen in all of sports. I think he’s certainly talented enough. He’s intelligent. He’s like the quarterback on the Miami Heat, but there are so many things [to being an NFL quarterback].
“There’s reading defenses. There’s throwing the ball with touch. There’s throwing a spiral in the wind. Maybe his hands are too big. The football is a different shape, and a basketball is obviously a lot bigger than a football.”
So why is Theismann willing to help James? “I need a job,” Theismann said.
Apparently, hawking prostate pills doesn’t pay as much as you’d think.