Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/4/13
Ask Max Unger about becoming the Seattle Seahawks' second interior offensive lineman to ever be named All-Pro, and he gives the typical answer about being honored for the recognition and that the success of those around him is the reason he was noticed. Ask Unger - a born-and-raised Hawaiian - about being selected to start in the Pro Bowl last season, and he becomes more thoughtful. ''That was pretty special. You grow up in Hawaii knowing that the Pro Bowl is played at Aloha Stadium and not a lot of guys from the islands have been able to do that,'' Unger said. ''So going back home and playing in that game was pretty cool.'' It's rare for a player to find a Pro Bowl selection more meaningful than being All-Pro. And while Unger was honored to be recognized for both, getting the Pro Bowl nod and playing before family and friends was special for the Big Island. Especially when it's not easy for an interior offensive lineman to get major recognition in the first place. ''You have t...
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