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The NFL's boys club made a mess of the draft, but it's nothing a woman can't fix

Updated: May 2, 2012, 3:49 PM ET
By David Fleming | ESPN The Magazine

THERE WAS ONLY one woman in attendance at JaMarcus Russell's 2007 predraft workout -- and she was smitten. She had a good excuse: Macy Grace Miles, daughter of LSU coach Les Miles, was all of 3 years old at the time and had simply tagged along with Dad to cheer on her favorite Tiger. There was no excusing, however, the 100 or so scouts, GMs and coaches who packed the Tigers' indoor practice facility and swooned in unison every time Russell flashed the now-ironic The Chosen One ...

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