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|Born:||March 20, 1975|
San Antonio, Texas
|High school:||Judson (Converse, Texas)|
|NFL Draft:||1998 / Round: 2 / Pick: 61|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2004|
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