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|Born:||January 3, 1972|
San Bernardino, California
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school:|| Cajon |
(San Bernardino, California)
|NFL Draft:||1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
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