At 56, 165 pounds, Cohen was considered too small by FBS schools. He played at an equally small high school of less than 1,000 students in tiny Bunn, N.C. Cohen accepted his only scholarship offer to North Carolina A&T, a historically black college located roughly 90 miles west Cheap NBA Jerseys From China in Greensboro. Once there, Cohen’s internet game went to another level as did his own on the field.
First came a YouTube video produced by someone Cohen didn’t even know that showcased his explosive plays at A&T. Cohen was nicknamed “The Human Joystick” after a similarly elusive player, former Kansas City punt returner and wide receiver Dante Hall. Cohen gained 1,148 yards as a freshman despite only starting six games.
“Everybody started watching that video and (the nickname) stuck,” Cohen said.
More internet goodness followed in 2015 when Cohen was videotaped backflipping while making catches in the air, onehanded, twohanded and with two footballs at the same time.
It wasn’t like the risk of drafting Conley was unknown to McKenzie before the corner was selected at No. 24. News had broken roughly two days earlier that Cleveland police were investigating claims made by a female accuser who alleged she was raped during a latenight encounter in early April. Police administered a sexual assault kit to the accuser, for which Conley submitted his DNA earlier this week. NFL Network reported results won’t be known for six to eight weeks, although the standard SAK processing times can vary.
While an XsandOs argument could be made that Conley should have gotten picked earlier, the possibility of a sexual assault charge — and the negative public and media brouhaha that would follow — was likely enough to scare away potential suitors.