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What Hall of Famer, Brian Urlacher, Told Me! #StoryTimeWithDJMoore

By DJ Moore As a young player in the National Football League, I did not know what to expect once I was drafted.  I remember walking in the locker room eyes wide open to the possibilities that were before me. The first thing I noticed when entering the locker room were the names above all the lockers.  Then you look up and see your own name.  I remember the first time I saw Brian Urlacher.  I watched him walk by me afraid to say something to him because of a perceived notion that he might be an asshole.  I assumed all-stars were assholes because all the movies I watched portrayed …
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Knee Deep in an NCAA Violation #StoryTimeWithDJMoore

My sophomore season at Vanderbilt was much different than my freshman year experience. After a successful sophomore season in the Southeastern Conference, random people started calling me wanting to represent me. I can remember thinking it all seemed shady, but I took the meetings anyway. I always told people to meet me at PF Chang’s right below campus. Hard to pass on a free meal.  There was one meeting I accepted that took me completely off guard. A coach from the university called me and told me he had a good friend who wanted to meet me. I agreed to the meeting not sure what it was about. I had …
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Mouth Wrote Check My Ass Couldn’t Cash #StoryTimeWithDJMoore

Personally, I always enjoyed Jay Cutler.  Sour face and all, I appreciated his company no matter how brief.  After a game against Green Bay, the way I looked at him changed.  Jamarcus Webb was having a tough game. This was something that happened with young players from time to time.  I didn’t witness the play where Cutler pushed Webb, but I remember being upset when I saw it on ESPN the next morning. Now Webb is a big fella compared to Cutler, but you can understand the significance of pushing another teammate in any capacity.   Frustration is understandable, but a player getting physical with a teammate for poor performance is not cool.    Arriving at the …
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