We get it, Cory James. We have all been there waiting for that important call, email or letter to arrive but then anxiety gets in the way and then we do something to distract ourselves instead of just waiting for the news.
The former Colorado State linebacker was in this scenario as the NFL Draft chugged along through the sixth round, so he decided to go get a drink to kill some time.
Cory James said he was so nervous he left his house. Was at Sonic getting a drink when the Raiders called him— Mike Brohard (@mbrohard) April 30, 2016
Of course, the Raiders would call and draft him in the sixth round when he finally decided to pull himself away from the television.
"I didn't even think I was going to be picked today, so shoot," James told the Reporter Herald. "Oh man. It's so surreal for me right now, man.
"I had to get out of there man. I was getting nervous and stuff, frustrated. I should have stayed. Shoot. Hopefully they recorded it for me."
We have all been there, Cory. Let's hope someone did hit the record button on the DVR to save this once in a lifetime moment.
The most important detail of this is that James ordered an Ocean Water at Sonic, I am more of a watermelon slush kind of guy.
Maybe Sonic will be his first endorsement deal as a pro athlete.