Bo Jackson was one of the most electrifying athletes to ever make it to pro sports as he tore it up on both the football field and baseball diamond pre hip injuries. Bo had that rare combo of strength, size, and blazing speed that allowed him do things fans marveled over. The only athlete to make a Pro-Bowl and an MLB All Star team, Jackson was somebody nobody had really seen before in a marketable cross training icon. After only four seasons in the NFL however, Jackson suffered a hip injury that essentially ended his NFL career and severely hindered his baseball career. His trademark speed was gone, and Jackson slowly disappeared into the "what could have been?" pile.
What could've been: Juggling an NFL and MLB career is definitely tough, but had he not gotten the hip injury we think Jackson could have made multiple Pro Bowls and All-Star teams in both sports. It's one thing to be able to play two sports on a pro level, but Bo just didn't play both sports, he was damn good at both. He could have gone down as one of of the most elusive backs to ever lace them up and been a member of the 30/30 club for multiple seasons. We'd even go as far as saying that if Bo chose to focus on football or baseball he could have gone down as one of the All-Time greats in either.