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10 NCAA Tournament players who could play football

The NCAA Tournament begins Tuesday with two play-in games -- the NCAA calls them first-round games, but let's call them what they are. When you watch the tourney over the next three weeks, spend a bit of time having some fun by projecting some of those players to the football field. We're not counting Indiana forward Jordan Fuchs, who is on a football scholarship (he's a tight end) and was added to the Hoosiers' roster last month because of a spate of injuries.

Here are 10 players who have piqued our interest in a "Wow, imagine him playing football" kind of way.

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