Multi-sport athletes dominate first round of NFL Draft

It’s a topic that comes up every year around this time: the importance of playing more than one sport in high school. Thursday night, after the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft, USA Football promoted the fact that 29 of the first 32 picks played multiple sports in high school.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.