LaVar Ball has said he was good enough to make it in the NFL and was a better player than Rob Gronkowski, although he noted he “didn’t have the right guys” behind him.
TMZ spoke with the 48-year-old about his exploits on the football field, and Ball opened up on why he failed to reach the summit of the sport despite possessing, what he suggested, were the natural gifts to do so.
“Didn’t have the right guys behind me,” he said. “I did an NFL tryout and I didn’t even play college football. That’s how good I was. I was 270 pounds with a 48-inch vertical, benching 500 pounds, running a 4.5, 4.6.”
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