SI Staff
Tuesday July 12th, 2016

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Given how absurdly athletic WWE wrestlers are, it shouldn’t be a surprise that some of the biggest names in the game starred in more traditional sports before making the move to the ring. 

Big Show and The Undertaker both played basketball in college. Kane played both football and basketball at Northeast Missouri State. Triple H and Hulk Hogan played baseball as kids. John Cena was a pretty good Division-III football player, but his gridiron résumé pales in comparison to some other WWE Superstars. 

Can you remember which big name football school these wrestlers played for?

Quiz: Can you identify these WWE stars by their real name?


The Rock actually had a brief run with the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL, and Roman Reigns played five games with the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos. Titus O’Neil is one of a few wrestlers to make the shift from the Arena Football League to WWE. 

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