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whoman69
04-27-2012, 03:00 PM
Rutgers wideout Mohamed Sanu thought he was receiving the phone call he dreamed about his whole life during the NFL Draft only to find out he was the victim of a cruel prank.

The Rutgers wide receiver was watching Thursday night's first round closely when his phone rang and the voice on the other end, claiming to be from the Bengals, told him the team was about to select him with the 27th pick, SI.com reported Friday.

Sanu's agent, Mike McCartney, immediately tweeted the news as the 22-year-old receiver projected as a second- or third-round pick began celebrating with family and friends.

But the party came to an abrupt halt as NFL commissioner Roger Goodell stepped to the podium at New York's Radio City Music Hall and announced Cincinnati had selected Wisconsin guard Kevin Zeitler.

"This is a great kid, I guarantee you, and someone played a cruel joke on him," McCartney told SI.com. "It is unreal that someone would do that, but it happened."

The Rutgers' star appeared to be taking the mean-spirited prank in stride Friday, writing on Twitter, "Thank God for giving me another day and another opportunity to chase my dream ... #thankfulandblessed."

Sanu's fortunes are expected to turn around quickly with the second and third rounds getting underway Friday night at 7 p.m. ET.

http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/NFL-hopeful-Rutgers-Mohamed-Sanu-pranked-on-draft-day-042712

Direckshun
04-27-2012, 03:01 PM
I read about that.

Honestly, big whoop.

Sucks to be that kid. But a career playing a sport for potentially millions of dollars should soothe his soul.

lcarus
04-27-2012, 03:06 PM
Dude should be elated he didn't get selected by Cincinnati.

Bane
04-27-2012, 03:10 PM
Dude should be elated he didn't get selected by Cincinnati.

I thought they had a pretty good season.

ChiefsCountry
04-27-2012, 03:11 PM
Sanu is going to be a steal for somebody. Hell of a player.

jd1020
04-27-2012, 03:11 PM
I thought they had a pretty good season.

On par with the Chiefs in 2010.

WhitiE
04-27-2012, 03:15 PM
I thought they had a pretty good season.

You don't know dick, dick.....

lcarus
04-27-2012, 03:27 PM
I thought they had a pretty good season.

Yeah, but I mean...it's Cincinnati.

Bump
04-27-2012, 03:38 PM
On par with the Chiefs in 2010.

JFC

Their rookie QB and WR were the biggest reason for their success on offense. That is certainly not on par with the Chiefs in 2010.

whoman69
04-27-2012, 04:06 PM
Dude should be elated he didn't get selected by Cincinnati.

I thought they had a pretty good season.

Yeah, but I mean...it's Cincinnati.

Cincy is still Cincy judging by their first round pick. Character issues mean nothing to them.

whoman69
04-27-2012, 04:10 PM
I read about that.

Honestly, big whoop.

Sucks to be that kid. But a career playing a sport for potentially millions of dollars should soothe his soul.

That's still a prank in poor taste. Probably the area code should have given it away.

Dr. Facebook Fever
04-27-2012, 04:42 PM
No one looks good in that uni. Blessing in disguise for him.

Oh and it's Cincinnati. Blessing x2.

wazu
04-27-2012, 05:13 PM
It's possible the Bengals just turned in the wrong card and are too embarrassed to admit it.

Rausch
04-27-2012, 05:15 PM
It's possible the Bengals just turned in the wrong card and are too embarrassed to admit it.

Considering the mess that franchise is it wouldn't surprise me...

ChiefsNow
04-27-2012, 05:24 PM
Cool prank, wish I would have thought of it.

Simplicity
04-27-2012, 06:02 PM
That is not nice!

BigMeatballDave
04-27-2012, 08:23 PM
Bengals just drafted him

CrazyPhuD
04-27-2012, 08:26 PM
ROFL

SPchief
04-27-2012, 08:26 PM
I wondered if he believed the phone call this time.

UL Washington
04-27-2012, 08:26 PM
He hung up on them this time.

wazu
04-27-2012, 08:27 PM
It's possible the Bengals just turned in the wrong card and are too embarrassed to admit it.

I think this basically proves my theory was correct.

ChiefsNow
04-27-2012, 08:29 PM
I think this basically proves my theory was correct.

You may have hit the nail on the head.

ChiefsNow
04-27-2012, 08:32 PM
Would be funny as hell if the police got involved, trying to figure out who pulled the prank and find out it was really the bengals in the first place and the NFL takes the pick from them. That would be classic.