Monte Harrison’s return to football: Former MLB player walking on at Arkansas

Milwaukee Brewers player Monte Harrison poses for a photo day in Feb. 2023 at American Family Fields in Phoenix, Ariz. Harrison recently announced his return to playing football. (Rick Scuteri/USA TODAY)

When Royce Boehm, Monte Harrison’s high school football coach at Lee’s Summit (Mo.) West, heard that his ex-star wide receiver wanted to give it a go again on the gridiron, Boehm had a wild thought.