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Bo Jackson gives Russell Wilson some good advice

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Former baseball and football All-Star Bo Jackson has given some advice to Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson.

Jackson believes that Wilson should 'stick to what got him in the headlines, not baseball'.

Jackson remains the only man to be named as an All-Star in both sports and said: "Twenty-five or 30 years ago when I did it, I'm not trying to say anything negative about other athletes, but the talent pool wasn't that deep. 

"In this day and age, with all the high-tech training, computer-engineered workouts and the proper food and diet, if you try to concentrate on two sports, I guarantee you're going to ride the bench in both."

Wilson led the Seattle Seahawks to the Super Bowl championship in February but turned up for Spring training with the Texas Rangers on Tuesday after the team selected him in the rule 5 draft in December.

It was the first time Wilson had worn a baseball uniform since his days with the Colorado Rockies back in 2010 and 2011.

Wilson left baseball in 2011 after being drafted by the Seahawks but has been quoted as saying that: "I've always had the dream of playing two sports. If somehow it was a miracle that it could work out, I'd consider it."

But Jackson's comments today may give Wilson a bit of a reality check and force the Super Bowl champion to make a decision about his baseball future.

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