18.99s wrote:doug5321 wrote:bob hayes, renaldo nehemiah and others went from track to football, but have any athletes with no track background gone from NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, soccer etc. gone to track.
Adam Gemili: Soccer -> 100m
Donald Thomas: Basketball -> high jump
I'm not familiar with Gemili but Thomas didn't have elite basketball talent, so I wouldn't put him in the same class with folks like Hayes, Nehemiah and Peterson.