HOUSTON — A day before the 2022 NFL draft starts, TexansLeft tackle Laremy TunsilHe tweeted that he was moving on from his draft night incident and has created a non-fungible token of his “infamous gas mask” video.
A video of Tunsil smoking marijuana from a gas mask just before the 2016 draft was uploaded to his Twitter account. Tunsil, the draft's best offensive tackle, was projected to slide down the draft board. He was ultimately drafted by the Miami DolphinsThe 13th pick.
Tunsil told Deion Sanders, an NFL Network analyst, later that his Twitter account was hacked.
Tunsil stated that Tunsil made a mistake. It happened many years ago. My Twitter account was hacked, as I have said before. It was that simple, dude. It's a crazy world. Things happen for a reason.
Tunsil tweetedA portion of the 1 of 1 NFT proceeds will be donated to The Last Prisoner Project, which assists those who are incarcerated for cannabis offenses.
“I look forward and am excited for the future. I'm grateful for all those who supported me on draft night and continue to support me in my journey.” Tunsil tweeted.
Tunsil was transferred to the Houston Texans on August 19, 2019, for a package which included two draft picks in first rounds. 2020 he signed a three-year, $66 million extensionThe Texans were able to guarantee $50 million.