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Super Bowl winner Chris Hogan discusses his transition to pro lacrosse  

By Editor - Tue Feb 23, 5:26 am

Chris Hogan, a 10-year NFL veteran who won two Super Bowls as a wide receiver with the Patriots (2016, 2018), has decided to transition back to lacrosse — his first love.The backdrop: Hogan starred for Penn State's lacrosse team from 2007-10 before enrolling at Monmouth University to play one season of football. The 33-year-old will be available for selection in the Premier Lacrosse League's Entry Draft on March 25.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeInterview: I spoke with Hogan about returning to lacrosse after such a long hiatus, what kind of player he was in college, and his excitement about joining the PLL.On the lacrosse/football crossover: “There's a ton of crossover. The hand-eye coordination, the physicalness … And my position specifically, trying to beat the person in front of you as a receiver is no different than dodging a defender in lacrosse. So I think the transition will be seamless when it comes to the physical part of the game.”On getting into lacrosse shape: “My strength and conditioning training really doesn't change. What I have to alter is my skill training

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Super Bowl winner Chris Hogan discusses his transition to pro lacrosse

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