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WATCH Deshaun Davis’ NFL Draft day experience

Davis was brought to tears as his NFL dreams were realized.

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For NFL hopefuls, the draft is often one of the most emotional moments in their lives.

That was the case for Auburn Tigers linebacker Deshaun Davis, who was just hoping to hear his name called at any point in the draft. After all, most projections had him going undrafted, even though he enjoyed a First-Team All-SEC senior season with the Tigers after racking up 112 tackles, 3.5 sacks and 15 tackles for loss.

But all it takes is one team to believe in you. As it turned out, the Bengals were believes in what Davis can bring to the a defense that is desperate need of linebackers.

And on Saturday, Davis got the call every football player dreams of getting:

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