Robert Griffin III has been lighting up the field this season and his performance against the Dallas Cowboys is garnering him praise from all over, including NBA star and Cowboys fan Lebron James.  Read more after the jump.

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First it was Cowboys owner Jerry Jones who said that he had seen enough of RG3 torching his team. LeBron James echoed that sentiment Wednesday.

The Miami Heat forward and noted Cowboys fan watched the Washington Redskins star dice Dallas’ defense. The rookie’s outing was more than enough to earn James’ approval.

“I hated it had to be against the Cowboys, but I give props where props is due,” James told The Washington Post. “He’s an animal.”

A Cowboys fan praising a Redskins quarterback. A Nike star recognizing an Adidas athlete. What a world.

Given each player’s background in the other’s sport, we’d be very much in favor of some sort of dual-sport competition. That’s what the offseason is for, right?

USA Today