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.
Nfl Draft 2012
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 …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
South Brunswick High School Coach Rick Mantz is among many in the community excited to see where former SBHS star Mohamed Sanu lands in the NFL Draft, which begins tonight.
A dream that was launched on the fields of South Brunswick High School will soon reach a culmination for Mohamed Sanu with the start of the NFL Draft tonight. Sanu’s path to the NFL was not an easy one, but for the Rutgers University record-setter's former head coach, Sanu's ability was obvious the moment he put on the Vikings' uniform. "Just watching Mohamed run around practice when he got here, we got the sense that this was a special player," said SBHS Coach Rick Mantz. "Everyday at practice he would do something that just blew your mind. His ability to throw, run, and change direction, we just knew he was something special. When he got to Rutgers I was talking to (former Rutgers Head Coach and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach) …