For Ngata, motivation is in mirror

Ravens defensive tackle reflects on, then rejects, draft-day criticism

October 19, 2006|By Edward Lee | Edward Lee,Sun reporter

When Haloti Ngata looks in his bedroom mirror, he can't help but reread an article that he clipped and taped to it after the Ravens selected him with the 12th overall pick in April's NFL draft.

The article contains a quote from ESPN analyst and former Denver Broncos offensive lineman Mark Schlereth, who questioned the Ravens' decision to select Ngata.

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