Not trying to be insulting, but this is a really silly question. Football is like any other sport. Yeah being big, strong and fast is important, but the game is about reaction, instinct and feel. And, you’re pretty slow and not that big and have no experience with the game so I doubt you have much instinct or feel for the game. Are you trying to play at a high level or is this just some flag football league with your buddies?[/quote]
This is all a really good point, but, in my experience football is one of those sports where strength/athleticism can make up for lack of experience. Not saying OP will go out and be an all star with a 5 second 40. But, he does have a chance at some PT if he is a quick learner and somewhat athletic. [/quote]
I agree with you that being just strong and fast has probably more carryover to football than any other sport, but if you can’t read a play or react on the fly - not to mention the willingness and ability to deliver and/or take a hit - then all of the strength and speed in the world really doesn’t matter much. I’m completely unfamiliar with rugby so don’t know how much it has or can have prepared him for the transition.[/quote]
I agree with white flash…but I say not a “skill position” being 5’10" 200lbs and running a 5 flat…cant be too explosive, or at all. that just doesnt cut it in California and im pretty sure it wont cut it in Texas…maybe in New Zealand it will since rugby is a bigger sport there[/quote]
those stats (height weight speed) arent very good to be honest. Unless you’re in highschool I dont know what shot you have at playing football? sorry man… but maybe you’re a highschool kid and in that case just go out there, get a feel for the game and let the coaches see what you can do. They’ll put you in the best position to maximize you’re talent.