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Dontari Poe races up the charts

DT's huge combine raises stock -- and questions about college production

Originally Published: April 5, 2012
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Sandra Poe took the day off. She was nervous. Her youngest son was running the biggest race of his life. She had to see it. Driving a school bus would have to wait.

So when Dontari Poe rocked the NFL scouting combine in February by running the 40-yard dash in 4.98 seconds at 6-foot-3 and 346 pounds, Sandra Poe jumped up and down screaming, alone, so happy she could cry. Her boy, that round 9-pound, 2-ounce baby that she somehow kept off the streets of Memphis and out of the trouble that ...

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