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Babatunde Aiyegbusi trying to win Vikings' roster spot

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For those of us who want to believe that every mammoth person we see could somehow become a professional football player if given the right training, Babatunde Aiyegbusi is one to root for.

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The 6-foot-9, 350-pound Polish native is 27 and spent the past two seasons playing American football in Wroclaw, Poland and Dresden, Germany. There, he could use his massive size to pummel his opponents.

Now? He has a lot to learn with the Vikings.

"I consider myself as a smart guy, so I feel like I can handle the playbook," Aiyegbusi said, via The Associated Press. "But still, in Europe, my physique was good enough for beating everyone. And down here, you guys are big and strong. And they've got good technique. If he's not stronger than you, he's probably got better technique and knows what you will do before you do it, actually."

While Aiyegbusi has a long way to go, we can only hope that he latches on and forces more NFL teams to scour the world for massive, talented players.

Hafthor Bjornsson, anyone?

In all seriousness, it seems as if we're in the golden age of NFL experimentation. With rugby star Jarryd Hayne working out in San Francisco and Aiyegbusi trying to make the club here, it seems like the game will continue to take on a more global feel in the coming years.

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