Coach Elliott - SWEETFEETSPORTZ
Former Arlington Bowie Stand Out DE Mohamad Usman is on the prowl grinding his heart into dust chasing after his life long goal of playing in the NFL, Mohammad's football career begin on the field of the Arlington Jaguars and as a leader of a team struggling to make its name in the youth football community Muhammad was known back then as the little gritty kid with an attitude. Hard work and sheer dedication made Mr. Usman a prevalent player on his Arlington Bowie Volunteer team Under Coach Kenny Perry. Usman helped lead the Volunteers to a stunning 13-2 record his senior year. "Bowie was great, it change my future the program was just starting to take off compared to we're it is now so I liked to feel like we helped pave the way for Bowie football." Usman was a Rivals and Scout.com two star athlete coming out of High School and chose to start his collegiate career at the University of Houston under current Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin. Usman earned his way into the field early playing in eight games as a Freshman making his debut against Southern in the season opener. Although recording 10 tackles in 9 games Usmans Houston's career would be short live as the NCAA would later cancel his ACT scores making him academically ineligible and taking away his scholarship forcing him to leave and continue his football career at Navarro Junior College. Although being obviously crushed by his change in circumstances Usman decided to prove himself worthy of returning to Division 1 football by becoming a leader on the Navarro defense recording 31 solo tackles 24 assisted tackles 2 tackles for loss and 5 sacks. "I did what I had to do to get scholarship offers, " says Mohammad. No doubt after a season like that Usman received multiple offers to return to Division 1 football and Arizona University was the best fit. By Usman's senior year he had become a solid veteran presence on the Wildcat defense. Although he was not picked in this years NFL Draft Usman continues working hard to prove he can earn a spot on an NFL team. This humble young man from Arlington, Tx doesn't want anything handed to him and all he has done since the day he put in his first helmet is play his heart out. The kid known on the grid iron by aliases like Nigerian Nightmare, Beast, and Monster wants nothing more than an opportunity to continue playing the game he loves.