Also, more specifically applied: The overused description Matt Sarnie of Arizona gives out when drafting his favorite prospects in the Annual Fantasy Football Draft.
"I Love Michael Vick with the 18th Pick, what a steal I got in the 2nd round; he has so much UPSIDE!"
Frequently used in evaluating potential draft picks in professional sports. This is now occasionally being used to describe players acquired in trades as well.
Colton Smith is a great kid with huge upside.
We need to draft a player who has some offensive upside