One of the greatest multi-sport athletes stopped by to talk with The Starting Five.
Charlie Ward is likely the only person in history that could have made in impact in every single major American sport (with the exception of the NHL) and also have a love for tennis. The Thomasville, Georgia native was drafted by teams in the NBA and Major League Baseball after a great college career at Florida State. His time there featured a Heisman Trophy and national title in football and trips to the NCAA tournament in 1991, 1992, and 1993, (including a trip to the second round in 1991, to the Sweet 16 in 1992 and to the Elite 8 in 1993) in basketball.
In his Heisman season of 1993, Ward completed 264-380 passes (69.5 %), threw for 3,032 yards, 27 touchdowns and just 4 interceptions. For his career at FSU, he threw for 5, 679 yards and 49 touchdowns. He holds the second largest margin of victory margin in voting point for the trophy behind O.J. Simpson. When he left Florida State, he held basketball records for steals in a game (9), career steals with 236 and ranked sixth all-time in assists with 396.
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