Former Utah Utes linebacker and defensive end Trevor Reilly is off to the 2014 NFL draft.
But along his way there the 26-year old has released some really odd information about his eating habits, and one in particular that netted him an actual World Record.
In an entry for USA Today Sport's "Draft Day Diaries" series, Reilly wrote:
"We were at a church event and breaking world records when I was 16. They had everyone there for world’s largest pillow fight, which was the main event, and there were other records like shoving grapes in your mouth and shoving kids in a Volkswagen.
Everyone said, ‘Hey, go up there and try to eat this onion.’ You had to eat a 7½-ounce white onion the fastest you can.
I did it in 1 minute, 35 seconds. The old record was 2:40. I owned the world record for about a year until some guy from England beat me."
The actual news report from 2004 can be found here. The article is notable for the Reilly's brilliant celebratory photo and a man named Adolf.
You may have noticed that Reilly is a bit old to be entering the draft. While not in the Brandon Weeden league of old rookies, Reilly is a good few years older than most in the class.
He actually signed with Texas Tech as a 2-star recruit in the class of 2006, but de-committed to go on an LDS Mission before returning to college football as a walk on at Utah.
Reilly is expected to be taken in the fourth round of the draft come May time.