They Got Game! 15 Actors Who Almost Became Professional Athletes

We expect actors to excel in their craft but who knew so many of them also excelled in sports? The actors on this list were so good they could have gone pro! Many of them almost did.

Check out these 15 actors who almost became professional athletes!

Boris Kodjoe

'Rip The Runway'

Photo: WENN

While attending Virginia Commonwealth University on a tennis scholarship, Boris Kodjoe played for four years on the Rams mens’ tennis team. He is currently ninth in school history with 75 career singles wins and tied for third in doubles victories. Kodjoe was on a path to go pro when a back injury dashed his tennis aspirations. He decided to break into modeling and soon began acting. Whew! He almost missed his calling, there.

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  • saintsinno

    Is the author of this article “RETARDED” since when is dancing a SPORT, in any country!!!!