If you have watched the movie, Revenge of the Nerds in the 1980s, then you are sure to have a pretty good idea about the kind of animosity that exists between the nerds or the geeks and the jocks of any high school or college. The jocks are the proud people with the hordes of followers surrounding them, but the nerds are those who are not given much of a thought in the popularity spectrum. But, this list will give you an idea about those jocks who are also nerdy, that is, athletes who are really into geeky stuff, and surely, it does not get geekier than video games. Scroll down to read up about sports stars with their heads deep into video games and hands always on the gaming consoles. You could also check out all the best sports betting options in BetKing Mobile App.
The following is a list of those athletes who are also video game enthusiasts of the highest order:
1. Chris Kluwe of the Minnesota Vikings: Smashing all boundaries, Chris Kluwe, the amazing punter belonging to the Minnesota Vikings, is a geek like no other. He has a host of hobbies, and one of his most favorite geeky activities is his love for video games, especially the well known World of Warcraft. He keeps on playing this game for hours as and when he gets breaks, along with another video game where he is in the Top 100 list internationally. It is none other than Guitar Hero!
2. Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs: An athlete and a lover of D&D, that is, Dungeons and Dragons, Tim Duncan is a REAL geek. He loves everything related to the medieval period and is a regular at role playing fantasy arcade conventions. He loves paintball and playing video games that have anything to do with sword and knife collecting and fighting. What’s more? Well, he makes sure to attend special Renaissance themed fairs and cosplays!
3. Xavier Woods of WWE Superstars: Woods has a great reputation being a part of the WWE Superstars. He is a great musician and he would really thrive if WWE shook up the cruiserweight division once again. If you wanna know how good a gamer he is, then make sure to look up the YouTube channel on gaming called UpUpDownDown that he hosts. He loves Contra and card games like Magic: The Gathering, other than his interest in WWE 2k15 and WWE Supercard. His YouTube channel is a really intense and hilarious one with cheat codes for Contra and lots of gamer jokes.
The above mentioned sports stars are not the only ones who are nerdy to the core and also are great on the field. As a matter of fact, this great mix of nerd and jock is not that rare it seems. Following these sports stars is a great way to get invested in the need to remove the stereotypes from the worlds of nerds and jocks and see how much better it gets once you combine these two and enjoy life to the fullest.