Watch: 7-foot, 440-pound lineman towers over HS competition

That's not a giant in a football helmet at Riverside (Calif). King High.

It's senior lineman John Krahn, who is 7 feet tall and 440 pounds, per MaxPreps. That's bigger than any NFL player ever. It's too big, in fact, for college scouts to take serious interest unless he loses some weight. At the high-school level, Krahn looks like he's playing in a Pop Warner game:

Said Krahn: "I've had minimal experience. I started in high school, but I've trained my way through, going to different camps."

One of those camps was USA Football's National Development Games in Los Angeles, where coach Jimmy Thomas told MaxPreps that college coaches were at least interested in a slimmed-down Krahn, if not the player he is today.

"We had Division I coaches on site that said they'd consider offering him if he lost some weight," Thomas said. "They think he could be a force at a lighter weight."

His high school coach, Kevin Corridan, believes a junior college team might be Krahn's best avenue for a football future. Krahn, however, sees his long-term future as a police officer rather than a football player.

Here's guessing he'd look pretty intimidating with a badge.

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