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PLAYERS: Larry Warford
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
With the 65th pick in the 2013 NFL draft, the Detroit Lions selected Guard Larry Warford from the University of Kentucky. Let’s take a moment to get to know the newest Lion and see how he fits on the roster. Bio Born in San Diego, Warford started out as a basketball player his freshman and sophomore [...]The post Detroit Lions select Larry Warford, G, Kentucky, 65th overall by Russ Thomas appeared first on WCSN - The Water Cooler Sports Network.

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