BBC Sport - NFL Draft 2017: Alex Jenkins' journey from a supermarket job to draft contender
From a supermarket to the Super Bowl?
- From the section American football
BBC Points West meet Bath's former supermarket worker turned college star Alex Jenkins as he awaits the 2017 NFL Draft.
The 24-year-old, 6ft 6ins defensive end says he took up the sport after watching Adam Sandler's 2005 movie 'The Longest Yard' before going on to earn a full scholarship at the University of Incarnate Word, in San Antonio, Texas.
The Great Britain international began his career with Bristol Academy Aztecs and is reportedly interesting a number of NFL teams.
This season's draft began on Friday in Philadelphia, with the Cleveland Browns selecting defensive end Myles Garrett as the first pick.