2012 presidential candidates and sports
Sports backgrounds of some of the other party candidates appearing on at least one state ballot:
Rocky Anderson, Justice: The former Salt Lake City mayor was praised by Mitt Romney for his role in the successful 2002 Winter Olympics.
Andre Barnett, Reform: Played football and ran track during his youth.
Roseanne Barr, Peace and Freedom: Widely criticized for her rendition of the national anthem before a San Diego Padres game in 1990.
Virgil Goode, Constitution: Defeated Robby Wells, a former Savannah State football coach and fullback and wide receiver of the 1988 Division I-AA national champions at Furman, for the nomination.