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Nation's top two-sport prospect?

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08:18 AM ET 06.11 | Mickey Mitchell, a 6-foot-6, small forward from Prestonwood Christian turned more than a few heads earlier this month at "Super Soph Camp," which was hosted at Woodward Academy near Atlanta. Arguably the top sophomore in the country, Mitchell did everything and more to live up to the rep that he's built over the years. A freak athlete and exceptional passer, he played all five positions at times and was able to dominate the camp with his versatile play. Doubling as one of the best QB recruits, there is definitely a chance that Mickey could be the most heralded two sport star since VA legend Ronald Curry over a decade ago.

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June 11, 2012  08:41 AM ET

He would make a fine Tarheel

June 11, 2012  08:49 AM ET
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and Tx isn't even recruiting his stud brother for the 2013 class. Crazy how good the boys in that family are....with Mickey and Julius Randle on the PCA bball team they are one of the more dominant HS teams private and public.

Do they play the better 4A/5A teams in the metroplex?

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June 11, 2012  09:35 AM ET
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Sorry, son, you'll have to choose. No more Bo Jacksons allowed in college sports now.

Prime-time.....PRIME-Time....PRIME TIME!!

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June 11, 2012  09:53 AM ET
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He could play both at Kentucky with no problem, considering the football team. That would make him decide faster for BB only.

Dantonio and Izzo have made this work in the past. The kid won't get to start BB until after bowl season (not a problem at KY) but it can be done.

June 11, 2012  09:59 AM ET

The most heralded two sport star since Ronald Curry ... how did that work out? The former QB Curry ended up a seventh round journeyman wide receiver in the NFL while his less-heralded Tidewater QB competitor Michael Vick was drafted #1 and has had a pretty good NFL career ... even with time off for bad behavior. Mitchell might want to focus.

June 11, 2012  10:35 AM ET
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The most heralded two sport star since Ronald Curry ... how did that work out? The former QB Curry ended up a seventh round journeyman wide receiver in the NFL while his less-heralded Tidewater QB competitor Michael Vick was drafted #1 and has had a pretty good NFL career ... even with time off for bad behavior. Mitchell might want to focus.

Ronald Curry: 6'2". This kid: A liiiittle bigger . . . UNC had Julius Peppers at the same time, and he went down the football path. Best decision? Maybe, but why shouldn't Mitchell get the chance to play both, at least for a little while?

June 11, 2012  10:46 AM ET
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LOL! Hiya, WPS. Can still see Neon Dion strutting across the goal line in my mind's eye with that one.

I was at an NLCS game w/ my dad in Atl when he played for the Falcons in the afternoon, flew in a helicopter over to Fulton Co Stadium and was in center field later the same day.

THAT made an impression on me as a college kid......I was blown away by a guy who could play 2 different pro sports ON THE SAME day. He was unbelievable

June 11, 2012  11:35 AM ET
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He would make a fine Tarheel

Hell, he'd make a fine (insert school here)......

June 11, 2012  12:17 PM ET

I have seen this kid play in person in both sports. He is absolutely GREAT in basketball. Not a stretch at all to say he could and should make many millions in the NBA. In football though he is only good because he is tall, athletic, and playing against no competition. If he chose football he would be very lucky to ever even be drafted. In basketball kid seems like as close to a lock as there is

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June 12, 2012  02:09 AM ET
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Prime-time.....PRIME-Time....PRIME TIME!!

And he isn't even the best two-sport athlete we've ever had!

Go 'NOLES!!!

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