Oklahoma offensive tackle Lane Johnson is one of the top draft prospects at his position, and he says his experience the past few days at the NFL Combine was good except for an odd interview with the Cincinnati Bengals.
During an interview with Darren Smith on The Mighty 1090 in San Diego, Johnson was asked if he was unprepared for any of his Combine interviews. He said no, but that the Bengals caught him off guard during his interview.
“I was meeting with Cincinnati, and I went in there and they told me to remember five things,” Johnson recalled to Smith. “They just listed like five things — a bear, a flower, a tree, a man and like a dog — and they told me to remember those terms at the end of the meeting to see if I could remember them. And from that point on, they listed numbers. They said, like, 9167, and told me to repeat them in reverse order. So that was probably the weirdest meeting I’ve ever been a part of and kind of caught me off guard.
“I would definitely say I was prep...