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Ex-Gophers Linebacker Mike Rallis' Journey to the WWE

Created: 12/25/2013 11:52 PM KSTP.com

Former Gophers linebacker Mike Rallis (Edina HS) tried to make it in the NFL. He went to mini-camp last summer with the Dolphins. But unfortunately, he wasn't offered a contract. Since then he has taken up a new sport: professional wrestling.

In October, Rallis made it through one round of WWE tryouts at their training center in Orlando. He recently completed a second round, and is awaiting feedback.

*Click the video box above to see KSTP Sports Reporter Darren Wolfson's story on Rallis as he makes the transition from the gridiron to the squared circle

Former Gophers LB Mike Rallis

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