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Jarrell Miller says he’s received NFL offer, will play football if no Anthony Joshua fight

‘Big Baby’ might have a big decision to make...

Jerrell Miller v Tomasz Adamek Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

Heavyweight contender Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller (23-0-1, 20 KOs) has his name in the running for a fight against unified titleholder Anthony Joshua, but that’s not stopping him from weighing his options, it seems.

Standing 6’4” and weighing-in at about 315lbs, Miller has all the looks of an NFL lineman, and he just recently revealed on social media that he’s been given an offer by a NFL team to play some ball. Miller then threatens to leave boxing and play professional football (for more money) if he can’t come to terms for a Joshua fight.

Miller, 30, is most recently coming off a knockout win over Bogdan Dinu last November, and is thought to be a viable opponent for Joshua to make his splash into the U.S. market. But Joshua and his promoter are also looking at a potential rematch against Dillian Whyte, with Whyte’s purse offer the only thing that seems to be holding that fight up for the moment.

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