to NFL starter Chris Hubbard Color Rush Jersey , Browns defensive tackle has an inspiring tale." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesHorizontal - WhiteDawgs EDTShareTweetShareShareLarry Ogunjobi shares his fitness journeyRaj Mehta-USA TODAY SportsCleveland Browns defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi has gone from a relatively unknown draft pick in 2017 to a main piece of the team’s starting defensive line. Turns out that Ogunjobi could have a side career as a weight-loss specialist.Ogunjobi was featured last week in an article in Men’s Health magazine where he detailed his transformation from a 350-pound ninth grader to a starter on the most-talked about NFL team in 2019.It all started after Ogunjobi’s parents hired Robert Mitchell, a weight loss coach, to work with Ogunjobi. After losing 20 pounds, Mitchell decided that the next step would be for Ogunjobi to take up football. With his parents’ blessing - but against his own objections, Ogunjobi joined the junior varsity team. Even though he was forced to play noseguard from a two-point stance because he couldn’t bend over https://www.brownsfanshop.com/Seth-Devalve-Jersey , Ogunjobi played well enough to earn a most improved player award at the end of the season.That gave Ogunjobi the confidence to take his fitness seriously and see where football could take him, as he explains in the article:The rest of the story is well known to Browns fans. Ogunjobi played college ball at UNC-Charlotte, where he set school records for school records sacks, tackles for loss and tackles - before becoming one of the best draft picks in recent Browns history. Along the way, Ogunjobi has stayed serious about his fitness and works to ensure he does not have any relapses:It is a great story and another example of how Ogunjobi is a Browns player who is easy to root for. The Browns didn’t have a first-round pick Kevin Zeitler Jersey , having traded it to the Giants as part of the Odell Beckham trade. They tried, though, to get in on the action Thursday night.Browns General Manager John Dorsey said he had three players he coveted.“There were about three guys we were looking at we thought may help us, you know to get up to the position where they were acquired at that time, I thought the compensation was too rich to move that far Joel Bitonio Color Rush Jersey ,’’ Dorsey said, via Mary Kay Cabot of the . “We’re in a position now, you know maybe you exercise a degree of patience in this and just see and we’ll start working tomorrow and we’re always going to work at this thing to see if we can get up there, but the compensation package was just too much for us as an organization.”Dorsey declined to name the three players, but one is believed to be Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons based on Dorsey’s effusive pre-draft praise of Simmons https://www.brownsfanshop.com/Terrance-Mitchell-Jersey , according to Cabot.In the end, the Browns had an uneventful night.“I’m very happy to have Odell Beckham as the 17th pick in the 2019 draft,’’ Dorsey said.The Browns have the 49th overall pick, the first of eight choices in the 2019 draft.