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NFL Draft: second and third round good for state collegians

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The second and third rounds of of the NFL Draft on Friday night saw plenty of action for players from Florida universities. It took two rounds and 41 picks, but Dalvin Cook has finally found an NFL home. The Minnesota Vikings traded up with the Cincinnati Bengals to acquire Florida State’s all-time leading rusher. “We started making some calls once we knew he was sliding into the second day,” said Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman. “We felt he was just…

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Perhaps native Floridian Teddy Bridgewater is a lucky man

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As he was dying from a disease that would later bear his name, Lou Gehrig uttered some of the most famous words ever spoken on an athletic field. On July 2, 1939 he told the crowd at Yankee Stadium that despite his impending death, “I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a bad break earlier this week, but he can consider himself lucky. His gruesome injury suffered earlier this…

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