VCU’s Mo Alie-Cox was recently mentioned during this year’s NFL Draft coverage, as one who could easily make the transition to professional football. This isn’t the first time it has been discussed – USA Today wrote a piece last year when Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Whitten visited a VCU game. It’s tough to watch a VCU game lately without commentators marveling over the size of Alie-Cox’s calves, let alone the power he possesses in a 6-6 frame. In fact, on several occasions last season, NFL scouts were on the media list for VCU home games.
The video below is further proof that Mo has options beyond basketball following his career at VCU:
“Go back and watch some footage from the NCAA tournament, and see dreads flying, people hitting the floor, people getting out of his way, he’s going to be a guy we’re going to test out and make him a football player”.