Recapping a trip to see Russell Wilson play minor league baseball.
"Both guys are great kids," Rockies scouting director Bill Schmidt said. "We're just trying to get them through the season healthy."
The two stars are in the middle of a tug-of-war between the Rockies and their football coaches. Schmidt would like to show both of them how many quarterbacks 6-feet and under play in the NFL (very few).
Kyle Parker, the only athlete in Division I college sports history to throw 20 touchdown passes on the gridiron and hit 20 home runs on the baseball diamond in the same academic year, announced Wednesday that he will return to Clemson to play football for the 2010 season.
"I am excited about this decision," said Parker. "I am ready to get back to Clemson, work out with my football teammates and coaches and get ready for the season. The closer you get to football season the more you think about playing in Death Valley, running down the hill and being a part of the Clemson football tradition."