Still not as embarrassing as yearbook photos.
Here’s a look at quarterback Russell Wilson at the 2012 NFL Combine.
Fast-forward to now, Super Bowl Champion Wilson is QB1 for the Seattle Seahawks.
Baseball player Mike Trout drafted 25th overall in the 2009 MLB Draft.
And here’s a photo of 3-time MVP Mike Trout now.
Two-time Women’s College Basketball National Champion Sue Bird in 2002.
Now, she’s a 4-time WNBA champion for the Seattle Storm.
A debuting Megan Rapinoe for the USWST in 2006.
And here is two-time Women’s World Cup champ Megan Rapinoe in 2021.
At the 2014 NFL combine, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. turned a lot of heads.
Odell Beckham Jr. is now with the Cleveland Browns and has 6,830 yards in just seven seasons (two of which he was injured)
Here’s a quarterback named Tom Brady at the 2000 NFL combine.
Here is a seven-time Super Bowl Champion and starter of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Young Washington Capitals player Alex Ovechkin in 2005.
Stanley Cup champ and three-time NHL MVP Alex Ovechkin now.
University of Texas basketball forward Kevin Durant on Draft Day in 2007.
Two-time NBA champion Kevin Durant with the Brooklyn Nets.
A short-bearded James Harden at Arizona State in 2009.
Wild-bearded James Harden with the Brooklyn Nets now.
Young Cristiano Ronaldo in the beginning of his career.
Three-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo with Juventus in 2021.
One of the highest-rated draft prospects in history LeBron James in 2003.
Defending champion LeBron James with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2021.
Hyped prospect Bryce Harper’s 2012 rookie photo in his Washington Nationals uniform.
Right-fielding NL MVP Bryce Harper Now.
Mookie Betts’ 2011 rookie photo with the Boston Red Sox.
Two-time World Series champ Mookie Betts with the L.A. Dodgers in 2021.
NBA draft prospect Blake Griffin in 2009.
Six-time All-Star Blake Griffin with the Brooklyn Nets this year.
Potential tennis star Venus Williams at 14-years-old.
Tennis star Venus Williams now, but with seven majors under her belt.
Rookie running back Frank Gore with the San Francisco 49ers in 2005.
Ageless Frank Gore still running hard during the 2020 season.
Young tennis player Novak Djokovic in 2005.
18-time major champion Novak Djokovic now.
Projected first-overall pick, quarterback Matthew Stafford at 2009 NFL Combine.
Matthew Stafford in his final season with the Detroit Lions in 2020.
Butler basketball star Gordon Hayward in 2010.
Charlotte Hornets Gordon Hayward Now.
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