Video: Ex-Jets QB Mark Sanchez Revealed as Baby Alien on 'The Masked Singer'

Tim Daniels@TimDanielsBRFeatured ColumnistOctober 15, 2020

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez speaks during a news conference at the NFL football team's training facility, Friday, March 28, 2014, in Philadelphia. Sanchez agreed to a one-year contract with the Eagles after the New York Jets signed Michael Vick last Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Former NFL quarterback Mark Sanchez was revealed as the "Baby Alien" character on Season 4 of Fox's The Masked Singer on Wednesday night.

Sanchez, who learned basic ventriloquism for the role, described being on the reality singing competition as the "strangest experience" he's ever gone through:

The Masked Singer @MaskedSingerFOX

It's time for #BabyAlienMask to head back to his home planet. πŸ‘½ Check out @Mark_Sanchez's full interview on #TheMaskedSinger Facebook: https://t.co/3xa8txi2tl https://t.co/o9f4LEiMiM

The 33-year-old USC product becomes the fourth person eliminated from the show, joining rapper Busta Rhymes and actors Mickey Rourke and Brian Austin Green.

Sanchez performed "Faith" by George Michael in Week 2 and "It's Time" by Imagine Dragons in Week 4 before his elimination.

USC Trojans @USC_Athletics

Sing it @Mark_Sanchez! Turns out that Baby Alien was a USC QB. #MaskedSinger https://t.co/hQ0EPWErxd

Other athletes who've appeared on The Masked Singer include Rob Gronkowski, Tony Hawk, Barry Zito, Victor Oladipo, Laila Ali, Johnny Weir, Terry Bradshaw and Antonio Brown.

Sanchez started his pro career as a first-round pick of the New York Jets in 2009. He went on to play for the Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Bears and Washington Football Team across 10 seasons in the NFL.

He's recently served as an analyst on Fox Sports' coverage of college football.


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