If anyone wants to know just how much better NFL players are than college football players, ask Joey Bosa.
At Ohio State last season, Bosa was one of the best players in college football, which is why the Chargers took him with the third overall pick in the draft. But at his first NFL practice, Bosa was one of the worst players on the field.
“It was completely different,” Bosa said, via the San Diego Union-Tribune. “You’re going against monsters out there. . . . The first day I didn’t win one rep in pass rush probably.”
Bosa said, however, that he already feels like he has improved enough that he can start to play his game.
“Now, I’m really starting to get a hang of it again. My moves are coming back,” Bosa said.
Chargers coach Mike McCoy said Bosa’s athleticism has already made the coaches say “wow.” They expect him to be a great player, but no draft pick steps on the field and is great at his first practice.