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Rice has been showing off his athletic talents in other arenas of late. Last week, he threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the San Francisco Giants' home opener, with his former quarterback and fellow Hall of Famer Steve Young making the catch. Rice then turned and ran a route to catch the baseball from Young.
Rice, the NFL's career receiving and touchdowns leader, played 20 NFL seasons for San Francisco, Oakland and Seattle. He made 1,549 catches for 22,895 yards, had 14 1,000-yard seasons and scored 208 touchdowns.
Rice is not sure where this golf venture is leading. Does the senior Champions Tour figure in his future?
"I can't look down the road that far," Rice said. "I love the game of golf and that would be a dream come true. I'm just getting my feet wet right now. Hopefully it can build into that. I love the game. I've never had something that challenges me so much."
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