Dwayne Allen speaks at the NFL’s Rookie Symposium


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Pos: TE   Height: 6-3   Weight: 255   Hometown: Fayetteville, NC (Terry Sanford HS)  
Years Played: 2008 - 2011

According to nbcsports.com, former Clemson star Dwayne AllenDwayne Allen
Tight End
#83 6-3, 255
Fayetteville, NC

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was a guest speaker at the NFL’s Rookie Symposium. His words of advice were timely because of the recent allegations involving NFL star TE Aaron Hernandez.

“A lot of people are afraid of the words, ‘Oh man, you different,’?” Colts tight end Dwayne Allen said. “You damn right I’m different. You damn right I’m different. I got a lot more money in my pocket, and a lot more sense. That’s the way you got to go about it.

“If you just turn on your TV to ESPN, this is a brotherhood. This is a brotherhood. One of our brothers in trouble right now. It really hurts me, man. But one of our brothers is in trouble right now because he didn’t want to be different. You got to make a choice right now.

“You’re not the same dude you was when you grew up. You different now. That doesn’t mean you can’t hang out with your boys, do things you used to do with your boys. You still do those, but you got to be smart about it, smart about your decisions, man.”

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