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'Proving myself right': Manuel opens up on pre-draft process, time at Missouri

Moving away from your home of eight years to train for the biggest job interview of your life isn’t easy.

But Martez Manuel has been doing well. In January, he left Columbia for Cumming, Georgia, to prepare for the NFL draft. Despite being unfamiliar with the area and the people, he’s found a sense of community. He misses his teammates, family, friends and girlfriend, but he said being away for a while only makes him appreciate them more.