Found May 04, 2012 on
Midwest Sports Fans:
YouTube sensation Alex Tanney has accepted an invitation to attend a 3-day rookie minicamp for the Buffalo Bills set for May 11.
Tanny, known by most for his “Trick Shot Quarterback” videos on You-Tube, actually had an impressive college career.
While playing at the Division III level for Monmouth College (where?), Tanney compiled the following staggering statistics:
1,205 for 1,756 or 68.6 percent
14,249 yards (Division III record)
157 touchdowns (NCAA record)
threw for over 300 yards 32 times
Tanney’s high school consisted of only 170 students. That’s probably one reason he ended up playing for Monmouth College, which is in Illinois by the way.
His videos are quite impressive, and so is his size: 6-4, 220 lbs. That is prototypical NFL QB if you ask me.
Was it his YouTubing efforts that led to this invite to Bills camp? Maybe, Maybe not.
It did get him an interview on ESPN and nationwide exposure though.
The advantages of social media just keep paying off, and...
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