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Life after football

While NFL prospects get the love, there are more players like Brad Walker

Updated: April 27, 2012, 12:45 PM ET
By Greg Katz | WeAreSC.com
LOS ANGELES -- When the roll call of gridiron selective service was announced for the 2008 NFL draft, 10 Trojans were taken, including the first-round likes of defensive linemen Sedrick Ellis and Lawrence Jackson, linebacker Keith Rivers, and offensive tackle Sam Baker.

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Dustin Snipes/Icon SmiBrad Walker played at USC from 2004-07, catching six passes during his senior season with the Trojans.
One name not selected was a workmanlike wide receiver by the name of Bradley Walker, who can speak first-hand that not every Trojans football player lives out the NFL dream.


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