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Kansas City Star: 'Stay Humble.' Before NFL Draft, some advice from Chiefs' Noah Gray, former players

By Lisa Gutierrez

In just a few days, life as he knows it could change forever. But before he finds out if his name is called from the podium at the NFL Draft, Ruskin High School graduate Ikenna Enechukwu played with the kids Wednesday. 

He, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Noah Gray and former Chiefs players huddled with a handful of Children’s Mercy patients and their parents inside the hospital’s new Children’s Mercy Research Institute building. 

The players sat with the kids, some in wheelchairs, at stations set up with games and markers for coloring. The men autographed footballs and posed for pictures.

In a room full of NFL experience, Enechukwu, who played football for Rice University, drew the attention from the media present. 

He stands on the cusp of a new life, a possible late-round draftee who is unafraid to say that the Chiefs are his dream team.


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