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NFL DRAFTEDITION

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How do sports stars fit in?

Childhood football hero

... drives me crazy

Worst course taken in college

Watching the NBA playoffs?

Next big purchase

Agents are ...

D'BRICKASHAW FERGUSON
Jets T

Lawrence Taylor (left)

Doubt

Economics

Not really

A bed--Serta, Simmons or Sealy

Advisers

VERNON DAVIS
49ers TE

Shannon Sharpe

Beggars

English Poetry

A little bit

A house for my grandmother

Helpful

VINCE YOUNG
Titans QB

Steve McNair

Losing

History/ Geography

Yes

A house for my mom and a car for my sister

Overrated; the player makes the agent

SEVEN PHOTOS

SIMON BRUTY (FERGUSON); CHRIS TROTMAN/GETTY IMAGES (DAVIS); GREG NELSON (YOUNG); JOHN BIEVER (TAYLOR); CHRIS HELLIER/CORBIS (SHAKESPEARE); NBA (PLAYOFF LOGO); THE KOBAL COLLECTION (CRUISE)