Gerald Ford is considered to be the most athletic U.S. president, based on his college football career as a center at Michigan. Ford helped the Wolverines win back-to-back national championships, and the Packers and Lions offered him contracts to play in the NFL. That's about as close as any president has come to being a professional athlete, but maybe that could change in future elections. So which athlete would be a great president? When we posed this question to some star players, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Grant Hill and Dave Winfield were among those receiving more than one vote. Check out the nominations in the video above, which includes Kenny Smith explaining why Shaq would not be a good fit for the job.

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