Rahim Moore was a star at Dorsey High School. He went on to play at UCLA, and currently plays for the Denver Broncos. In the foreground, Johnathan Franklin blocks for him. Franklin also played at UCLA, where he set the all-time single season and career rushing records. He currently plays for the Green Bay Packers./OW photo courtesy of Jason Lewis
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