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My Draft Experience: Justin Tuck

A member of the '05 class, Giants DE recalls disappointment and then redemption

Updated: April 18, 2013, 1:45 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

The wait was much longer than expected, and the feeling of disappointment still lingers with him today.

Justin Tuck was projected to go by most in the first round of the 2005 NFL draft. However, the pass-rusher nicknamed "The Freak" by his Notre Dame teammates dropped to the third round and had to wait hours before the New York Giants finally called his name.

"Disappointment," Tuck recalled. "I should've went first [round]. A little complication with my knee [and] everybody ...

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