Apparently, Muema believed God had more instructions.
After leaving Indianapolis and arriving at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Muema was eventually spotted in the baggage claim area, according to UTSanDiego.com. He was working out in Florida prior to the combine. Muema decided to stay in Fort Lauderdale.
No, Muema did not go to his residence.
He spent three days living in the airport because that is what God instructed him to do.
Here is a portion of UTSanDiego.com’s story:
In a phone interview with the U-T Friday morning, Corey Nelson, a linebacker from Oklahoma who has been training with Muema in Florida since January, said Muema called him on Thursday afternoon asking for a ride from the airport.
Nelson said Muema was still wearing his NFL combine gear when he got into the car. When asked to describe Muema’s demeanor on Thursday, Nelson said the running back seemed “focused, cheerful and very wise.”
“He said he was at the airport for three days straight,” Nelson said. “He was telling me when I picked him up that God told him to stay at the airport and don’t do anything, just stay there. That’s what he did for three days straight.
“On the fourth day, he told me he couldn’t do it anymore. He decided to call me.”
Leaving the combine was bad enough, but spending three days in an airport will probably scare away most NFL teams. Muema has strong beliefs, but it is hard to imagine many NFL teams investing time and money into a player who might leave their team at any moment, regardless of the explanation.
Muema originally stated God said if he left the combine, the Seattle Seahawks would draft him.
If that does happen, it would be a miracle.
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