Zion Williamson is without question a supremely gifted athlete capable of accomplishing things on the basketball court someone his size should be incapable of doing.


The New Orleans Pelicans superstar believes his enviable and rare combination of size, strength and agility would translate well to the gridiron. So much so, in fact, that Williamson thinks he could have made it to the NFL had he chose football over basketball.

“Yeah, I believe I could,” Williamson told FOX Sports 1’s Shannon Sharpe during a recent appearance on the Club Shay Shay” podcast, per Bleacher Report. “I’m just a competitor.”