Why George Fant went from WKU basketball star to football tight end

08/10/2015 04:58 PM

George Fant was a beast for the Western Kentucky basketball team. He was a four year letter winner who ranks 13th in career scoring and eighth in career rebounding for the Hilltoppers.

However, when his eligibility in basketball ran out, and Fant discovered he still had a season left to play in football, Fant traded in his sneakers for cleats and shoulder pads, even though he has not played football since the 8th grade.

Fant looks forward to the upcoming season. He says when in doubt, his coaches and teammates tell him to….just block somebody.


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