Olympic wrestler Gable Steveson says Bills reached out to him about potentially playing in NFL

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As an Olympic fumbling champ at simply age 21, Gable Steveson now has a wide range of alternatives offered to him as he continues his athletic profession. And with both his qualifications and his age on his side, a chance to strike the arena might be in his future.

In a story by Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, Gable Steveson stated that a scout from the Buffalo Expenses connected to him about the possibility of a football profession as he assesses his alternatives, that includes anything from the NFL to signing an agreement with the WWE or UFC to even going back to college to protect his NCAA Department I Championship Game.

In addition to the Expenses, Steveson likewise mentioned that he has a connection to the Baltimore Ravens.

“Numerous fantastic companies and groups have actually connected. A scout from the Expenses, there is a connection with the Ravens,” Steveson stated. “The Olympic gold medal is assisting me see the world, so my next action is going to be a huge choice. I’m going to decompress now and think of it.”

As the concept of an expert profession looms, Steveson’s biggest title prior to his Olympic victory was representing the University of Minnesota as a Department I Champ. However surprisingly, Steveson just recently shared on Pardon My Take that he has actually likewise thought about playing football for his school.

“I in fact spoke to Coach (P.J.) Fleck of Gopher football and he desired me to come out prior to I went to the Olympic Games to come play for a little bit,” Steveson stated. “However I informed him after the Olympic Games I will offer him an official choice.”

While Steveson going from Olympic wrestler to the NFL would be uncommon, it’s far from unusual for professional athletes to go from Olympic splendor to professional football. In current history, some Olympic medalists who went on to NFL success consisted of All-Pro return professional Michael Bates and previous Oakland Raiders pass receiver James Jett.



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