The third round, 66th overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals, Dontay Moch visited The Fast Life during the NFL Lock-out to discuss the anticipation for his rookie season.
“Definitely, it was a pleasure to get that call [from Head Coach Marv Lewis]. I am honored, it’s great to be a part of Cincinnati and I just can’t wait to contribute,” excitedly explains the young outside linebacker Dontay Moch recently drafted by Lewis and the Bengals.
Unfortunately, the Nevada product would have to wait even longer than first anticipated to make his pro debut after being sidelined with a foot fracture suffered in training camp.
The Bengals 2011 draft class also included the number four overall pick A.J. Green as well as second round former TCU quarterback Andy Dalton who found himself thrust into the starting role with the retirement of Carson Palmer. “I love coming in with younger guys like me to help improve a program, “ said Moch who will were #52 as a pro, “When they gave me 52, I enjoyed it. I wanted to start off with a whole new scene.” A departure from the #55 Moch wore during his Wolfpack collegiate career. “I didn’t want to go 55. I am just going to . . . make it something,” said Moch.