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Russell Wilson to attend Texas Rangers spring training

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Russell Wilson is no doubt still coming to terms with the realization that he is now a Super Bowl champion.

Helping his Seahawks team to a dominant win over the Denver Broncos in New Jersey Sunday night, Wilson could be forgiven for thinking about taking some time off to relax and enjoy his success.

But that is not Wilson's style.

According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, Wilson's baseball agent Mark Rodgers has confirmed that the QB will report to Spring Training for the Texas Rangers.

It is well documented that the 2012 NFL draftee is a pretty talented baseball player too. In 2010 and 2011 he amassed 93 games in Class A, and Class A short season baseball after being drafted by the Colorado Rockies.

And in December 2013 it was announced Wilson had be acquired by the Texas Rangers in the Rule 5 Draft.

But with such a successful season with the Seahawks - culminating in an error free performance at the MetLife - no one would blame the 25-year old for taking a little time out from professional sport.

Jon Daniels, Rangers GM, did admit that Wilson is not attending with the prospect of playing however. The football star will instead speak with young minor-leaguers in the hope of inspiring and educating them. 

Rangers Spring Training is due to take place in Surprise, Arizona.

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