NFL wide receivers who played other positions in high school

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Patriots wideout was a standout quarterback at Woodside before NFL stardom.

Take a look at historic All-American teams and one thing becomes apparent — All-American wide receiver selections rarely make it to the NFL.

There could be many reasons for this lack of transition from the prep level to the pros, but one reason could be that the NFL's greatest wide receivers don't always start out at that position in high school. In fact a number of high school All-American quarterbacks and running backs end up playing at wide receiver in the NFL, with some ending up in the pro football Hall of Fame.

MaxPreps presents a look at some of the best wide receivers in NFL history who got their start at a different position. ...

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