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Remembering the Day: NFL Stars Reminisce About Rookie Hazing

NFL Draft 365Official AccountJuly 31, 2012

Being tied to goalposts. Getting your head shaved. Singing fight songs in ice baths. Carrying pads. These activities are happening in NFL camps around the league.

It doesn’t matter how much money you make, where you were picked in the draft or where you went to school. If you’re an NFL rookie, chances are you will experience some type of hazing.

Rookie hazing is as traditional as Thanksgiving games or tailgating. We asked several NFL stars, past and present, to recall their rookie seasons and how they dealt with the humiliation of it all.

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