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Boston College Wide Receiver Will Bypass Shot at NFL to Become a Navy SEAL

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It's not often that a college football player with NFL potential decides to ultimately pursue a different career path, but it's apparent that Alex Amidon is not your average college football player. The Boston College standout -- Amidon holds the school's career record for receiving yards -- announced that he would forego the opportunity to try out for scouts so that he may attempt to become a Navy SEAL.

Amidon's fleet feet and reliable hands would certainly have drawn the interest of some NFL squads.

According to BC Interruption, Amidon broke the news at a BC recruiting dinner on Wednesday night.

Here's wishing him the best as he pursues this new, and most definitely admirable, career path.

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