22-year-old Mohamed Sanu is the third Sierra Leonean American to play professional football for the Cincinnati Bengals. Madieu Williams and Gibril Wilson both had contracts with the Bengals. Sanu a wide receiver was the first third-rounder picked from Rutgers University. On Thursday night during the first round draft a student at Rutgers called Sanu’s phone pretending to be from the Bengals. Sanu celebrated but it was a prank call. While he wasn’t picked in the first round, Sanu tweeted his excitement when the Bengals finally called.
Thank God!! Im a Bengal for REAL!!!! AHHHHH! Bengals baeby!!!!