C.J. Mosley Congratulates Graduates
New York Jets linebacker and former Crimson Tide standout C.J. Mosley used social media this week to send a congratulatory message to Floral Park High School graduates. Mosley sent encouraging words to the class of 2020 who had its school year cut short and graduations cancelled or postponed. ESPN's Rich Cimini provided Twitter with Mosley's message.
Mosley encouraged everyone to use this adversity as a lesson in perseverance and said this hard time would make the graduates stronger. He lamented over the things that have been cancelled and empathized with the tough time that the nation is enduring. He encouraged everyone to lean on their family and friends and be supportive of one another in this challenging time.
Mosley played his first year with the New York Jets in 2019-20 after signing with the team as a free agent. The former linebacker from Theodore, Alabama signed a five-year $85 million contract in the summer of 2019. He only played in two games this past season due to a groin injury he sustained in the season-opener.
Mosley was drafted in the first round by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2014 draft. He has made the Pro Bowl four times and named Second Team All-Pro four times as well. He was a two time All American at the Capstone and was named SEC Defensive Player of the Year in 2013. Mosley helped the Crimson Tide win two national titles and one SEC Championship during his time in college.