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Meteoric Mayo

Meteoric Mayo

Going from a third-round projection to a first-round pick in the National Football League Draft represents, without question, a meteoric rise. But the rise may not be ended for one former Tennessee Vol.

Despite a confounding third-round grade from the NFL Draft Advisory Council back in January, Tennessee's Jerod Mayo was so impressive at the Combine that he was taken with pick 10 in Round 1 last weekend. Moreover, he was selected by the draft-savvy New England Patriots, winners of three of the past seven Super Bowls. What can Mayo possibly do for an encore? Win NFL Rookie of the Year, of course... Recommended Stories

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