Found May 11, 2013 on Fox Sports Midwest:
St. Louis The feelings washed over Robert Steeples when he first pulled the blue and gold football helmet over his braids. "This just isn't memorabilia," he said Friday afternoon. "This is an actual Rams helmet, for me." He had tried to avoid this state of awe. When the Memphis cornerback didn't get drafted, he and his agent ranked fifteen NFL teams that might be a good fit. He tempered expectations when his hometown St. Louis Rams ranked No. 1. But he couldn't keep his cool when the phone rang, and his hometown Rams were on the line. "The way stuff has been falling into place for me, it's kind of like a dream," Steeples, who admitted to being a lifelong Ram's fan, said. He now has a rookie free agent contract with the team he grew up idolizing, a chance to wear the same jersey as his football heroes, guys like Todd Lyght, Torry Holt and Marshall Faulk. In an ideal world, he becomes a London Fletcher, a Rams undrafted free agen...

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