Marquise Goodwin long jumps for TD celebration
Marquise Goodwin reminded everybody watching Monday Night Football that he is a two-sport athlete.
The San Francisco 49ers wide receiver flashed back to his Olympian days with a long-jump touchdown celebration in a 33-30 loss at the Green Bay Packers.
Goodwin, 27, finished 10th in the London 2012 Olympic long jump. Then he took nearly three years off from track and field to focus on football.
He returned to the long jump in 2015 and had the two best jumps in the world going into the U.S. Olympic Trials. Goodwin would finish seventh at the trials after straining a hamstring in qualifying, then retired from the sport.
Goodwin, slowed by hamstring problems again this early season, had the best game of his six-season NFL career on Monday with four catches, 126 yards and two touchdowns. That came after he warmed up shirtless in near-freezing temperatures in Green Bay.
Goodwin also long jumped following a touchdown in September 2016, after burning former All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis for an 84-yard score.
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