It wouldn’t be the first time that an Olympian has made the transition to the NFL without ever playing football, but it would be a first for a defensive lineman.
NOLA.com’s Nakia Hogan reports that the Saints will host discus thrower Lawrence Okoye for a workout Friday. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY
He reportedly has 4.70 speed and is projected to play on the defensive line.
The Saints are currently a little over two million dollars above the salary cap, but it wouldn’t be a surprise if they took a chance on Okoye in the later rounds of the draft.