Chad Ochocinco to try out as a kicker in the XFL, and old videos show it may not be as crazy as it sounds

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Former star Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco is pursuing another stint in football — but this time, he’ll try his hand at kicking in the XFL.
The six-time NFL Pro Bowler said he has a tryout for a kicking position with an XFL team and that he’s “excited as hell” for the opportunity.
The 42-year-old has some unofficial experience as a kicker and once drilled a 60-yard field goal in an appearance on Bleacher Report’s “Gameday Gameshow.”

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Chad Ochocinco may have made his name as a prolific wide receiver in the NFL, but now he’s taking his talents to a different league and a new position.

The six-time NFL Pro Bowler tweeted Tuesday that he has a tryout for a kicking position with an XFL team that “presented itself.” He followed that up by noting that he was “excited as hell” and that “being able to compete for a spot at a entirely different position will be so riveting” regardless of whether or not he’s actually successful.

As it turns out, the 42-year-old has some unofficial experience as a kicker. In an appearance on Bleacher Report’s “Gameday Gameshow,” Ochocinco drilled a 60-yard field goal to help a contestant win a bet. With some practice, it’s not hard to imagine the Cincinnati Bengals great finding a second round of football success through his powerful boot.

Check out a video of the 60-yard shot below:

Chad @ochocinco nailed a 60-yard FG to win this fan his bet 🤯

New @br_betting ‘Gameday Gameshow’ (➡️ @CaesarsPalace) pic.twitter.com/GJ780riKVE

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 19, 2019

Ochocinco did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s request for comment.

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