Joel Reinders Continues His Internet Success Story With Cleveland Browns

May 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Cleveland Browns rookie prospect Joel Reinders has survived his first month with the team.
For someone who was discovered on YouTube, that's saying something. Reinders is 6'7", 320 pounds, and can be seen just destroying defensive lineman on his audition tape, which you can watch here .
What's even more amazing is this guy's story and the glaring lack of coverage he's gotten in the mainstream media outlets. Reinders is from Canada, played basketball most of his collegiate career, and only has played eight games of organized football in his life.
The YouTube tape was designed to get the attention of CFL teams, but a Browns' scout discovered it and Reinders was brought in for the team's Rookie Camp.
Reinders signed as a rookie free agent on April 30, and so far has kept his roster spot. But to find that out, you have to dig into the Cleveland Browns Web site, which is a shame.
His contract signing only is noted on the Browns' Transactions page, it didn't eve...

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