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Jordan Lyles was a sought-after high school wide receiver South Carolina

In honor of the NFL Draft, which starts tonight, here's a video of Jordan Lyles doing football things.

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Colorado Rockies starter Jordan Lyles is mentioned in this 2007 Rivals video (at around the 37-seconds-remaining mark) that profiled several South Carolina high school wide receivers, including current NFL star A.J. Green. Lyles could've went to the University of South Carolina as a receiver but chose to play baseball instead.

Despite a rocky start to his career, that decision is paying off.