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The 15 Biggest Nerds in Sports

The 15 Biggest Nerds in Sports

The 15 Biggest Nerds in Sports
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Even in the sports world, nerds are everywhere. Take former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre for example. A huge dinosaur fan, he's an expert in paleontology. That's right, the former master inside the Octagon can answer any question you have on the different periods in prehistoric history!

Take a look at 15 more athletes who are also huge nerds.

15. Wladimir Klitschko

15. Wladimir Klitschko
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15. Wladimir Klitschko

15. Wladimir Klitschko
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Wladimir Klitschko can speak five different languages and has a PhD in sports science!

14. Tim Lincecum

14. Tim Lincecum
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14. Tim Lincecum

14. Tim Lincecum
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Tim Lincecum absolutely loves playing Magic: The Gathering and still has several decks he compiled while growing up!

13. Ryan Fitzpatrick

13. Ryan Fitzpatrick
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13. Ryan Fitzpatrick

13. Ryan Fitzpatrick
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Ryan Fitzpatrick is a Harvard grad and aced the NFL Wonderlic test, scoring a 48/50!

12. Maurice Jones-Drew

12. Maurice Jones Drew
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12. Maurice Jones-Drew

12. Maurice Jones Drew
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MJD absolutely loves fantasy football as he joins 10 or more leagues every season and drafts himself consistently!

11. James Worthy

11. James Worthy
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11. James Worthy

11. James Worthy
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James Worthy is such a huge "Trekkie" that he wouldn't rest until he appeared on an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation as a Klingon!

10. Curt Schilling

10. Curt Schilling
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10. Curt Schilling

10. Curt Schilling
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Curt Schilling is a huge gamer who still plays EverQuest and Advanced Squad Leader to this very day!

9. George Parros

9. George Parros
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9. George Parros

9. George Parros
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George Parros is a Princeton grad who can speak three languages, do crossword puzzles in record time and loves economics!

8. Tim Duncan

8. Tim Duncan
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8. Tim Duncan

8. Tim Duncan
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Tim Duncan is a huge Dungeons & Dragons nerd who enjoys the board game so much that he got a Merlin the Magician tattoo!

7. Craig Breslow

7. Craig Breslow
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7. Craig Breslow

7. Craig Breslow
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Craig Breslow is a Harvard grad who was accepted to med school, and he loves late-night conversations about molecular biophysics and biochemistry!

6. Dwight Howard

6. Dwight Howard
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6. Dwight Howard

6. Dwight Howard
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Dwight Howard is a huge comic book nerd and absolutely loves Superman!

5. Rajon Rondo

5. Rajon Rondo
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5. Rajon Rondo

5. Rajon Rondo
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Rajon Rondo is a huge fashion geek who frequently visits many fashion shows across the world during the NBA offseason!

4. Cris Collinsworth

4. Cris Collinsworth
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4. Cris Collinsworth

4. Cris Collinsworth
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Cris Collinsworth is such a huge football stat nerd that he wrote an unpublished book of stats the NFL should include!

3. Vernon Davis

3. Vernon Davis
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3. Vernon Davis

3. Vernon Davis
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Vernon Davis is a huge art nerd. He not only collects art, but makes his own too!

2. Ross Ohlendorf

2. Ross Ohlendorf
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2. Ross Ohlendorf

2. Ross Ohlendorf
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Ross Ohlendorf is a Princeton grad who loves to study engineering!

1. Chris Kluwe

1. Chris Kluwe
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1. Chris Kluwe

1. Chris Kluwe
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Chris Kluwe is by far the biggest nerd in all of sports. He plays World of Warcraft and League of Legends on a daily basis!