Found October 25, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
Photo via Jeremiah Combs Lions safety Louis Delmas was given an alligator egg during his rookie season by Cowboys linebacker Ernie Sims who was a teammate of his at the time. Sims told Delmas it would hatch in a week, but it only took two days. “It was very unexpected, but I’ve had it ever since,” Delmas said via He ended up naming his now six foot gator,  Mojo. Delmas says it was too much ffor him  to take care of since he had to feed him three giant rats a week. “That gator ate my refrigerator dry,” Delmas joked. Delmas says his gator got too big for him to take care of and teammate Kevin Ogletree was moving in and was terrified of Mojo. “I told him I couldn’t stay there with the gator there, so he had to make some adjustments for the New York City kid,” Ogletree said. Delmas had Mojo picked up by Allen Park Critter Shop which is where he’s been since he left his home.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Louis Delmas had to give up his 6-foot alligator appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

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