Former LSU running back Derrius Guice said in an interview Wednesday that one NFL team asked about his sexuality and another inquired if his mother was a prostitute at the NFL Scouting Combine that concluded earlier this week.
‘’It was pretty crazy," Guice said in an interview on the SiriusXM NFL show Late Hits. "Some people are really trying to get in your head and test your reaction. ... I go in one room, and a team will ask me do I like men, just to see my reaction. I go in another room, they’ll try to bring up one of my family members or something and tell me, 'Hey, I heard your mom sells herself. How do you feel about that?’ "
Guice said he was told "to come in prepared" for the combine and everything that comes with it.
"It went exactly how everyone told me it would be," Guice said. "It’s exhausting. … It was a great experience. You’re being watched and tested the whole time."
Pro Football Talk was the first to report the story.
The NFL launched an investigation after the same inappropriate type of question was asked by incoming rookie Eli Apple at the combine two years ago before the former Ohio State cornerback was drafted by the New York Giants.
That question came from an assistant Atlanta Falcons coach. Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said in a statement that he spoke to the assistant who asked the insensitive question and “explained to him how inappropriate and unprofessional this was.” Quinn did not name the assistant coach.
The NFL called that exchange “disappointing and clearly inappropriate.”
Messages left with the NFL and Guice's agent were not immediately returned Wednesday night.