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Jessie Tuggle On Akeem Dent: 'Hungry, Disciplined, High-Character'

AtlantaFalcons.com's Jay Adams interviews Falcons legend and College Football Hall of Famer Jessie Tuggle on retirement, the Birds and modern football. Here are the Hammer's thoughts on Falcons rookie and former Georgia Bulldogs LB Akeem Dent:

I got the opportunity to watch him a little bit. He was at (UGA) and I'm right here in the state of Georgia watching.

He's a good player. He's a guy who can go out there and give it everything that he has, a guy who probably will want to start out on special teams first and earn a starting position later on.

He's one of those types of guys that works hard. He works extremely hard. He's hungry, he's a disciplined kid who wants to get better and he's a high-character kid. You need those types of guys that want to get better, not just happy because they finally made it to the NFL. They want to come into the league and make a difference.   

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