If it weren’t for YouTube, chances are average football fans would never had heard of Monmouth College QB Alex Tanney. On YouTube, Tanney produced a video, Trick Shot artist, which went viral. Rarely does a Division III player break into the NFL ranks, but Tanney is currently being looked at by the Kansas City Chiefs and is drawing some rave reviews.
Tanney put up some astronomical numbers in Division III, passing for over 14,000 yards and 157 touchdowns while showcasing some insane skills on YouTube with what he can do with a football.
Tanney posses prototypical size, coming in at 6′ 4″ 220 pounds and is working out with his second NFL team. Tanney was invited to the Buffalo Bills rookie camp last month and had drawn interest from the Pittsburgh Steelers as well.
Chiefs quarterback coach Jim Zorn told reporters that he really like Tanney, stating that he is doing well in pressure, telling reporters, “He’s great.” Zorn said he had been on his radar but not because of his trick shot ...