MOBILE, Alabama - Ohio State wide receiver DeVier Posey was busy bouncing from couch to couch, from interview to interview at the official Senior Bowl hotel Tuesday night when a scout from an NFL team within easy driving distance of Columbus cut him off in mid stride, extended his hand and introduced himself.
"I've seen you a lot," was Posey's initial response to the scout. "It's nice to meet you."
Posey had lots of time at practice to watch and observe last fall, enough that he worried that the entire season and this week at the Senior Bowl might go on without him. He finally got back on the field in late November. A few weeks ago the call came extending the Senior Bowl invitation.
And the "real" really nervous moments began.
Posey brings fresh legs, wide eyes and some simple goals to this week's Senior Bowl festivities. He doesn't necessarily have to make up for the 10 games he lost to NCAA suspension in his senior season but ...