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NFL Hopeful Christine Michael Says NyQuil Made Him Sleep Through Combine Interviews

Christine Michael
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Former Texas A&M running back Christine Michael blamed cold medicine for sleeping through a pair of scheduled interviews at last month’s NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. Almost certain to be selected in the 2013 NFL Draft this April, Michael had a fantastic combine, impressing scouts by leading all running backs in the broad jump, vertical jump, 20-yard shuttle, three-cone drill and bench press.

Scouts were not impressed when Michael didn’t show up for two scheduled interviews with teams, though. He had an explanation: NyQuil. Michael released the info via the Aggie Sports’ Twitter.


The sniffing, sneezing, coughing, aching, why-aren’t-any-running-backs-going-in-the-first-round medicine? Yep, that one. Maybe he hasn’t heard of DayQuil.

Michael apologized to the teams, and he still seems to be among the best athletes in a weak draft class for running backs. Let’s just hope that he doesn’t have the sniffles prior to draft day (or once he turns pro).

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