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Next goal for NFL pick Evan Spencer: Make the Washington Redskins

Next goal for NFL pick Evan Spencer: Make the Washington Redskins

Evan Spencer was nervously passing time during the NFL Draft as he waited to see whether professional football was in his future. The Vernon Hills graduate officially began his NFL career on Monday, May 11, when he started at the Washington Redskins' rookie camp. But on May 2, when the word came that he had been chosen in the sixth round of the NFL Draft, it didn't come from the TV first. "I was in the basement with my girlfriend and my mom was upstairs," said Spencer, who played wide receiver at Ohio State. "I saw a lot of people were gone, but I was still hoping I would be taken." That's when the phone rang. It was his brother, Cole Spencer. At...

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