On Tuesday, Virginia Commonwealth basketball player Mo Alie-Cox worked out in front of a ton of teams, including a representative from the Cleveland Browns, according to Lane Casadonte of WTVR. In fact, only the Cowboys and Bengals did not send representatives.
Alie-Cox (6-5, 262 lbs) has played college basketball, but is transitioning to play tight end in the NFL. It was originally believed that he would be a draft pick by someone this year, but last week, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network revealed that Alie-Cox is actually a free agent.
An NFL spokesman confirmed that Alie-Cox was "eligible for the 2016 NFL Draft and has remained a free agent since the conclusion of that draft." Therefore, he won't be in the 2017 draft -- and can sign immediately.
Will any team make him an offer? If he’s fielding offers from multiple teams, then you’d figure Cleveland has very little chance of attracting him. If teams decide he’s way too raw of a prospect, then he’d probably latch on to anyone who would want him. He’s currently in the process of taking visits to several clubs, although the Browns aren’t on the visit list (yet) per reports.