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Lion King Conaway is your newest best sports name contestant

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The senior DE from Michigan may not be ranked in ESPN's database, but he definitely has a five-star first name.


Any time you have a chance to name your kid after one of the best animated movies from the early-to-mid 1990s, you have to do it.

"I like my name," says Lion King, who played on the freshman basketball team this year. On or off the court, his name attracts as much attention as a wildebeest in a pack of hyenas. When he meets new people, "They always say, ‘What? Are you serious? Is that your real name?' And then I say, ‘Yes.'"

Can't wait until we see the next great quarterback in a few years called A Bug's Life Williams.