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NBA free agent Nate Robinson intends to try out for NFL teams

NBA free agent Nate Robinson intends to try out for NFL teams

NBA free agent Nate Robinson is trying to do what no NBA player has done in 75 years.

The 31-year-old three-time NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion and former Clipper announced Thursday in a YouTube video through the Lead Sports that he wants to try out for NFL teams.

“Somebody give me a real opportunity, I know I can play,” said Robinson in the video.

Robinson is no stranger to the game of football. He played his freshman year at the University of Washington. In the 2002 season, he played 13 games, starting the final six at cornerback for the Huskies, where he picked off two passes and made 34 tackles.

“The guy...

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