The most controversial player in the 2017 NFL Draft was just taken off the board by the Cincinnati Bengals because well, the Bengals.
Not surprisingly, the 2nd round, 48th overall selection, brought more boos than it did cheers…
— Joe Buettner (@Joe_Buettner) April 29, 2017
— Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) April 29, 2017
The former Oklahoma running back was suspended for an entire season for punching a woman in the face the day he turned 18 as a freshman, breaking four of her bones.
Below is the video of that incident.
Mixon joins the likes of players with behavior issues themselves in Adam “Pacman” Jones and Vontaze Burfict in Cincinnati.
Per Adam Schefter, only four of 32 NFL teams were interested in Mixon, and the team decided Friday that they would take him if the opportunity presented itself.
Despite the second-round selection, Mxon is regarded as one of the most talented prospects.