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Posted: Monday, May 6, 2013 4:30 am | Updated: 12:47 pm, Thu Jul 11, 2013.

The last weekend of April saw 254 young men drafted into the NFL. Years of hard work, persistence, and dedication culminated in a 72-hour event that changed the lives of each player selected, and their families, forever. Their dreams to become a professional football player were finally accomplished.

On Saturday, in a tiny stadium off Rancier Avenue in downtown Killeen, men of all ages and walks of life suited up.

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