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Kirkpatrick shines at pro day

Former Tide DB Dre Kirkpatrick proving why he is considered a top pick

Originally Published: January 10, 2012
By Alex Scarborough | TideNation
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- As a cornerback, Dre Kirkpatrick is constantly aware of his surroundings. The former University of Alabama star made himself into an All-American by reading and reacting to offenses.

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Marvin Gentry/US PresswireDre Kirkpatrick said he met every challenge he faced at UA's pro day.
In preparing for the NFL draft, he's behaving no differently. Instead of reading a quarterback's eyes, he's looking into those of NFL scouts and general managers. He knows the questions they have and he is prepared to answer them in full.

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