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VIDEO: Cole Kmet hitting a pure BOMB at Wrigley field!


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Vince Carbonneau
June 10, 2022  (7:35)
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There is a prevalent thought that youth coaches are trying to get athletes to specialize in one sport at an early age rather than being multi-sport athletes. It may not be fair to assume this.

So much data proves how beneficial it is for young athletes to participate in multiple sports during the course of a year. The negative effects of sport specialization, both athletically and socially, have been written about a number of times.
Former Ohio State Head Football Coach Urban Meyer recently stated that he prefers recruiting athletes who are involved in other sports. One reason for this is that during the evaluation process, coaches like to see athletes with their own eyes, not just on film. This means coaches will go out and see athletes compete during other seasons.
Often a recruiter feels that other sports give athletes an edge from a competitive standpoint.
Well, it looks like Bears TE Cole Kmet fits that mould perfectly since he is clearly a very powerful baseball hitter. I know, I know, hitting a ball far does not guarantee that you will be a good player, but it sure as hell helps a ton.
Like it or not, this is very impressive:
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