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Villanova Football commit Kyle McCloskey could have played basketball too

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Technically, he still could!

TGIF, 'Nova Nation! Very cool story from CoBL today detailing how QB commit Kyle McCloskey was actually offered a walk-on spot to the basketball team by Jay Wright, but turned him down! McCloskey considered being a dual-sport athlete in college, but has opted to focus solely on football.

He could still change his mind, and I'm sure Jay would take him in a heartbeat. But for now it looks like he's going to focus on winning a championship on the gridiron.

And now, the "news."

GA's McCloskey bound for Villanova gridiron | City of Basketball Love
Future Villanova QB Kyle McCloskey was offered a roster spot by Jay Wright -- but turned him down!

Taylor King: Ex-Cheshire Phoenix star on his road to redemption | Chester Chronicle
Touted as a future NBA star in high school, King has endured a career blighted by controversy but now he's on the rise again...

Woody Bryson Signed to Contract by New York Yankees | Villanova.com
Left-handed pitcher Woody Bryson (Cambridge, Mass.) has signed a contract with the New York Yankees as a non-drafted free agent. The signing was first reported on Wednesday morning. Bryson just completed his junior season at Villanova and becomes the latest in a steady line of Wildcats who have gone on to the professional ranks.

Football Team Earns FCS ADA Award For Academic Progress Rate Score | Villanova.com
Villanova's football team was recognized for its academic success by the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) in an announcement made on Wednesday morning. The recognition for the Wildcats comes as a result of Villanova having the highest multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) score in data released by the NCAA earlier this spring.