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Takkarist McKinley Dedicates Being Selected By The Falcons To Grandmother In Emotional, "Fine Me Later" Frenzy

Takkarist McKinley was raised by his grandmother, and he promised just before she died that he’d make it to a Division I football team. Having achieved that—and then some—the UCLA defensive end brought a photo of his grandmother to the stage after his selection by the Falcons with the 26th pick; he then launched into a very emotional—and slightly profane—pronouncement. It earned a tsk-tsk from Deion Sanders.


[NFL Network]

Timothy Burke is formerly Deadspin's Video Director.

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