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BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The rookies, their lives filling with more responsibility by the minute, have listened carefully to the personal stories of success and failure from former NFL players.
The overriding messages: Control your destiny. Don't make our mistakes.
Adam "Pacman" Jones warned about the trappings of fame. Michael Vick spoke candidly about his dog-fighting conviction, 23 months locked in a federal prison and a second chance. Ex-NBA player Chris Herren detailed his descent into heroin's horror.
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has taken it all in during the rookie symposium, processing every word as if he was learning a new play — this one being the X's and O's of life.
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