Rugby’s Biggest Star Rejects Huge Contract Pursue NFL Spot, Possibly In Seattle
Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne is leaving the NRL and a potential lucrative contract to take a shot at pursuing a career in the NFL.
While he has no contract or experience playing American football, one team is already being mentioned as a possible suitor for his talent: the Seattle Seahawks. Hayne has stated that he would like to become a punt and/or kick returner.
Here is a montage of his rugby highlights featuring his speed and tackling ability.