Tight ends who went from basketball to the NFL

Thu, Oct 20
Jimmy GrahamChris Keane/Icon SMIFormer Miami forward Jimmy Graham is the latest basketball player who took his skills to the NFL.

This past Sunday, the New Orleans Saints' Jimmy Graham tied the NFL record with his fourth straight 100-yard receiving game as a tight end. Like some of the league's other outstanding tight ends, Graham played college basketball. A quick comparison of some of the league's top current TEs who used to post up in the key and now post up on NFL defensive backs: