• Free safety would suit Habana

    Bryan Habana has the physical tools and game-changing intuition to make a plausible switch to the NFL.

    Burger the NFL game wrecker

    Springbok flank Schalk Burger would have made an excellent linebacker in American football.

    Nyakane a natural thumper

    Trevor Nyakane would have made a good middle linebacker if he had played American football instead of rugby.

    Beast the lead blocker

    Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira would make an excellent fullback in American football.

    Steyn would make great quarterback

    If Frans Steyn had been born in North Carolina instead of Aliwal North, would he have grown up to be a big-bodied NFL quarterback like Ben Roethlisberger?