Rappers Who Had A Chance At Sports

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7. Rick Ross

Rick Ross at Beats By Dr. Dre Special Event At Marquee New York

NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 31: Singer Rick Ross attends Beats By Dr. Dre special event At Marquee New York on January 31, 2014 in New York City.
(Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Beats by Dr. Dre)

A high school football star, Rick Ross later attended Albany State University on an athletic scholarship.

6. Plies

Plies Visits BETs 106 & Park

:NEW YORK – APRIL 16: Recording artist Plies visits BET’s ‘106 & Park’ at BET Studios on April 16, 2010 in New York City.
(Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Like Rick Ross, Plies enjoyed a fair amount of success as a college athlete. He was the receiver for the football team at Ohio State University.

5. Cam’ron

Damon Dash, Camron and Team Roc Host NYC Summer Basketball Tournament

NEW YORK – JUNE 19: Camron is shown at the Team Roc Summer Basketball Tournament at the Martin Luther King Towers June 19, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

During his high school years, Cam’ronappeared to be a future basketball pro. Unfortunately, his academic ability was lacking; he ultimately dropped out of school, thereby ending his dreams of college basketball.