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For many twenty-somethings who are leaving college and entering the professional world for the first time, New York is their dream destination.
While the NFL teams in New York haven’t exactly been powerhouses recently, it’s still a dream come true to end up in the Big Apple for many NFL draftees.
Prior to his selection, Thibodeaux had raved about the possibility of ending up in New York, calling the city his “second home”.
“That’s the biggest stage, that’s prime time,” Thibodeaux continued. “I’m ready. I’m excited. I don’t want to get no hopes up. I’ll be grateful to go anywhere, but that would be fun.”
Kayvon Thibodeaux on possibly playing in New York, his "second home":
"That's the biggest stage, that's primetime. I'm ready."
— Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoSNY) April 27, 2022
Now the young man from Los Angeles, who spent the past three years in Eugene, heads across the country to New York, New York, with all the weight of expectations and pressure from the media that comes along with playing ball in the Big Apple.
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