Commentary

Russian juco OL has NFL as his goal

Ceachir started playing football a couple years ago but he's caught on quick

Originally Published: November 2, 2011
By Corey Long | ESPN Recruiting Nation
If the name Alexandru Ceachir doesn't ring a bell, don't be surprised. Unlike many junior college players the 6-foot-5, 300-pound offensive lineman from Santa Monica College doesn't have a storied high school career and wasn't ranked in the ESPNU 150 when he graduated in 2009.

The man better known as "Cheech" just took up the sport a couple of years ago when he came to America from Moldova, a country located between Romania and the Ukraine.

Now he has several FBS offers in hand and could be one of the most coveted juco offensive linemen by the end of the month.

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Corey Long

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