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Campbell talks about being drafted

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Caleb Campbell, Welcome to the NFL. The Detroit Lions selected Campbell in the seventh round (218th overall) in yesterday's NFL draft. Campbell, a strong safety, is the first Army player to be taken in the draft since the Green Bay Packers took quarterback Ronnie McAda with the final pick in the seventh round.

During an interview on ESPN, head coach Rod Marinelli "himself an Army veteran" told Campbell to be "in shape and ready to tackle." Marinelli said he plans to try out Campbell as an outside linebacker, but he knows the cadet has the versatility to play safety, if the Lions decide to go that route. Campbell, who received a standing ovation from fans at draft headquarters at Radio City Music Hall... Recommended Stories

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