Tuesday, November 27, 2012
South Brunswick High School and Rutgers alum Mohamed Sanu is a red hot rookie for the Cincinnati Bengals.
South Brunswick's Mohamed Sanu began his NFL career without recording a single reception until the seventh game of the year for the Cincinnati Bengals. But after notching the first touchdown reception of his career two weeks ago against the New York Giants, the floodgates opened and the Rutgers University alum followed that up with a touchdown catch last week against the Kansas City Chiefs. With a two-game scoring streak on the line as the Bengals hosted the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, Sanu not only continued his touchdown streak, but he also doubled up his efforts. Sanu found the end zone twice in a 34-10 Bengals win, as he finished with a career-high five receptions for 29 yards and two touchdowns. The Bengals have now won three straight…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
After getting off to a slow start in his NFL career, South Brunswick High School and Rutgers University alum Mohamed Sanu has scored a touchdown in two straight games.
Like most rookie wide receivers in the NFL, South Brunswick's Mohamed Sanu took some time to adjust to the pro game. But in week 11 of the NFL season on Sunday, South Brunswick's favorite son found himself in the starting lineup of the Cincinnati Bengals and soon found the end zone for the second straight week. After an injury kept starting receiver Andrew Hawkins out of the lineup, Sanu started the first game of his pro career and made the most of it. Late in the fourth quarter with the Bengals ahead of the Kansas City Chiefs 21-6, Sanu beat star Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers on a 14-yard touchdown pass from Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. "If life were represented with arrows on God's spreadsheet, Bengals rookie wide receiver …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
South Brunswick High School and Rutgers University alum Mohamed Sanu victimized the New York Giants for his first career touchdown reception.
South Brunswick's Mohamed Sanu showed off his versatility earlier this season for the Cincinnati Bengals when he tossed a 73-yard touchdown pass out of the Wildcat formation. However, the wide receiver had yet to log his first receiving touchdown when the Bengals took the field against the New York Giants on Sunday. But Sanu would show off the talents that made him a record setting receiver at Rutgers and a third round pick in April's NFL Draft by victimizing the reeling Giants for his first receiving touchdown as a pro. After the Bengals took a 24-6 lead in the third quarter, Eli Manning was picked off by Nate Clements, who returned the ball 21 yards to the Giants 16-yard line. After two running plays where BenJarvus Green-Ellis picked …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Former South Brunswick High School star and current wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals Mohamed Sanu will have his number 2 jersey retired at halftime of the Vikings game against Sayreville.
South Brunswick High School has never seen a star like Mohamed Sanu walk its hallways, and on Oct. 26, Sanu's jersey number will never be worn again on the football field. SBHS will honor the accomplishments of Sanu by retiring his jersey number 2 on Oct. 26 at halftime of the game against Sayreville. Sanu was born in New Brunswick on August 22, 1989. He would move to Sayreville, he would move to Sierra Leone in West Africa, where his mother still lives, and later he would move to Atlanta, where his father still lives, before finally finding a place to call home. "Mo is such a special person, with the things he's overcome and what he's gone through moving around so much," said former SBHS coach Rick Mantz in a previous interview. As he …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
South Brunswick High School graduate Mohamed Sanu threw a 73-yard touchdown pass on the opening play of the Cincinnati Bengals 38-31 win over the Washington Redskins.
When the Cincinnati Bengals selected former South Brunswick High School and Rutgers University star wide receiver Mohamed Sanu in the third round of April's NFL Draft, they were hoping for him to continue his prowess catching the football. However, in Sunday's 38-31 Bengals victory over the Washington Redskins, it was Sanu's arm that got the attention. On the first play from scrimmage, the Bengals lined up in the Wildcat formation with Sanu at quarterback and starting QB Andy Dalton at receiver. With a load of experience operating from the Wildcat at Rutgers, the Redskins defense moved up to defend Sanu running the ball. Sanu would then show of the arm that made him a star quarterback at SBHS, lofting a picture perfect 73-yard touchdown …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
South Brunswick High School graduate Mohamed Sanu was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the third round of April's NFL Draft.
Former South Brunswick High School and Rutgers University star wide receiver Mohamed Sanu didn't waste any time making a good first impression on his new team. Sanu, drafted with the 83rd overall pick in last month's NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals, drew rave reviews from teammates and coaches at the team's recent rookie mini-camp. “(Sanu) is already off to an impressive start, easily standing out at last weekend’s Bengals rookie minicamp, drawing both praise and a prediction of early contributions from head coach Marvin Lewis,” wrote Don Banks from Sports Illustrated. “Cincinnati has a decent history of rookie impact from receivers, getting that monster debut season from first-rounder A.J. Green last year (65 catches for 1,057 yards…
Monday, April 30, 2012
South Brunswick High School alum Mohamed Sanu, was pranked into thinking he would be taken in the first round of the 2012 draft by the Bengals, before he was actually taken by Cincinnati in the third round.
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Monday, April 30, 2012
Friday, April 27, 2012
South Brunswick High School star Mohamed Sanu was picked by the Cincinnati Bengals 83rd overall in the NFL Draft.
One night later, Mohamed Sanu is a Cincinnati Bengal after all. The former South Brunswick High School and Rutgers University star was selected by the Bengals in the third round of the NFL Draft 83rd overall. The pick came one night after Sanu received a prank phone call telling him he'd been selected by Cincinnati in the first round. Peter King, of Sports Illustrated and NBC Sports, reported Sanu received a phone call from someone who identified himself as a representative of the Bengals. The caller told Sanu that Cincinnati was about to pick him with the 27th pick of the first round. The Bengals then selected University of Wisconsin guard Kevin Zeitler. Sanu's agent Mike McCartney told NJ.com Friday afternoon that the caller was a …
Sports Illustrated reports prank caller identified himself as a representative of the Cincinnati Bengals and told the South Brunswick star he was about to be drafted in the first round.
South Brunswick High School alum Mohamed Sanu didn't get selected in the first round of the NFL Draft, but a prank call to the Rutgers University star led him to believe he was going to be. Peter King, of Sports Illustrated and NBC Sports, reported this morning that when the Cincinnati Bengals were on the clock at pick 27 in the first round, Sanu received a phone call from someone who identified himself as a representative of the Bengals. The caller told Sanu that Cincinnati was about to pick him. The Bengals then selected University of Wisconsin guard Kevin Zeitler. Sanu's agent Mike McCartney even tweeted that Sanu was a Bengal. "This is a great kid, I guarantee you, and someone played a cruel joke on him,'' McCartney told King. "It is …