Former Cincinnati Bengals tackle and recent Bengals’ Ring of Honor Inductee Anthony Muñoz revealed who he would pick at No. 5 overall if he were given the choice.
During a press conference on Thursday morning, the recent inductee to the inaugural Ring of Honor class fielded questions from the media.
One such question was about the Bengals’ first round-pick and who he would take if he had the power to make that decision.
“Even though he’s been a nemesis a nemesis to my Trojans, I would have to go with the guy from Eugene, Oregon, Penei [Sewell],” he said during the press conference.
He went on to mention all the names the Bengals have added to the offensive line in the last few years, and implied that Sewell would be a good name to add to that mix.
“I think if my name was Joe Burrow, I’d be pretty happy,” he concluded.
Anthony Muñoz said he'd draft Oregon OT Penei Sewell at No. 5: "I think if my name was Joe Burrow, I'd be pretty happy."— Ben Baby (@Ben_Baby) April 8, 2021
It’s no surprise that Muñoz values the position that he played in Cincinnati for 13 years. As one of the best tackles in NFL history, his endorsement is high praise for the young Oregon Duck.
Muñoz also joked that if he could pick the next seven Ring of Honor inductees, they would all be offensive linemen. He joined T.J. Houshmandzadeh among former Bengals who want to focus on the offensive line in the draft.