Former Alabama Crimson Tide football player Terrence Cody was cleared to practice with his new team the Baltimore Ravens.
The story from the AP: Cody conquered the drill on Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. and was removed from the Physically Unable to Perform list before participating in his first NFL training camp practice.
Along the way, the second-round pick (57th overall) picked up a nickname that will probably stick for a long time.
Veteran defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, in addition to dispensing valuable advice, began calling the rookie “Cheeseburger.”
Cody laughed about it. He probably would have been OK with being called a lot worse, such was his relief to get on the field after watching his teammates work on Tuesday. (read the entire report embedded below)