Hey Jets Mystery Fan, Give the Stolen Ball Back to Brian Poole Already

  • Brian Poole joined the NFL as an undrafted free agent out of Florida in 2016. After three years with Falcons, he joined the New York Jets on a one-year deal in the off-season.
  • During Sunday’s game against the Raiders, he returned an interception for a touchdown – the first pick-6 of his career. But during the celebration, the ball was stolen.
  • Now he needs help to #FindPoolePickSix.

Sunday was a big day for New York Jets defensive back Brian Poole. The fourth-year pro snagged his first interception as a Jet (and fifth of his career). That wasn’t the best part, though. Poole returned the interception 15 yards to the end zone, making it the first pick-6 of his career.

New York already had control of the game, so the points were icing on the cake for the Jets. But it was still a big moment for Poole. Like many players after scoring their first touchdown, he wanted to keep the ball—but there was a problem.

Someone stole it during the celebration. No, it wasn’t the infamous black cat, but it was the guy with the black gloves.


It happens in baseball all the time. Guys hit milestone home runs and want the ball back for their own collection. It’s an important memento of their career, so it is completely understandable. Fans know this and will often barter with the star for something in return, e.g.., autographed gear, tickets, a meet-and-greet, etc.

Poole knows how to play the game and wasted no time making an offer for the return of his ball with the hashtag, #FindPoolePickSix:

Jets DB Brian Poole made his first career pick-6 Sunday but now needs help finding the ball #FindPoolePickSix. | Source: Twitter

So far, there has been no word on whether Poole has had his ball returned. The guy that…

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