These A-List Celebrities Were Once Star Athletes

Joel McHale — Football Player at University of Washington

Seattle native Joel McHale was once performing on the gridiron before starring for audiences on television as both an actor and radio/television host. McHale was a tight end on the Washington Huskies football team under legendary head coach Don James. Initially projected to be on the rowing team, McHale was a two-year walk-on TE for the football team before eventually quitting and going into the world of comedy.

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