Menelik Watson's Past Motivates His Future

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It sounds like the script from a movie. Florida State right tackle Menelik Watson's life is anything but ordinary.

The 24-year old grew up in Manchester, England, as an impoverished child. Two of his brothers served prison time. He has a daughter who lives with her mother.

At first it was soccer that turned Watson's life around. Then there were some other sporting stints before the 6'5" and 310-pound tackle settled on football.


Check out the video above as Watson chronicles his life to the NFL draft.

Let us know in the comments below if you think Menelik Watson will shine in the NFL.  

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