Unusual! Notre Dame had offered LeBron James a scholarship to the US soccer team
Urban Meyer, current coach of the US soccer team Ohio State told the Palm Beach Post that a few years ago, when he was at Notre Dame, he had suggested a certain LeBron James a scholarship. James was then a sophomore at St. Vincent St. Mary's, where he was both basketball and football. Voted the best team in the state he carried the football team in the semifinals of the state during his junior year as a wide receiver
"I offered him a scholarship when he was a sophomore in high school at St. Vincent St. Mary's," said Meyer. "I was at Notre Dame. he was the recipient and I was the coach of the recipients. "
"It was hard. "
LeBron James could have meant as NFL career, but he probably would not have the same success in the NBA.