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Mojo Rawley: 5 Things you need to know about him

What's all the hype about, bro?

Mojo Rawley has finally received a main roster call-up after being drafted to SmackDown Live.

Mojo Rawley has been in NXT from 2012 and it has taken him a long time to get a main roster call-up, a call-up that many thought would never come. Rawley’s pro wrestling career hasn’t been smooth sailing and his singles push in NXT fell flat on its face with his career, only picking up steam after he teamed up with Zack Ryder to form the Hype Bros.

Rawley finally got his call-up to SmackDown Live last week during the WWE Draft and will be joining fellow Hype Bro, Zack Ryder. Rawley also introduced himself to the WWE Universe when he ran out at WWE Battleground to save Ryder from Rusev’s post-match attack. With the Hype Bros set to reunite on SmackDown Live, let’s take a closer look at Mojo Rawley.

#5 Connection between Roman Reigns and Mojo Rawley: College Athletes

Before joining the WWE, Mojo Rawley was a decorated college athlete.

Mojo Rawley played college football for Christopher Newport University before earning a scholarship from the University of Maryland and competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Rawley spent three years there and won the Jim and Pat Thacker Postgraduate Scholarship for being one of the top student-athletes in the Atlantic Coast Conference for all sports and all schools.

He also was named to the All-ACC Academic Team in 2008 and was a three-time Dean’s List student and was also a two-time All-USA South Athletic Conference All-Academic Selection, a member of the President’s Leadership Program, Honors Program, and Student Executive Board of the Business School.

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