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Personal Interest Speech Outline General Purpose: To inform. Specific Purpose: To inform the audience about Jimmy Graham, his childhood struggles, and his career in professional football. Central Idea: NFL fans know Jimmy Graham’s name, but do not know the story of his rise to a career in professional football. I. Introduction A. Many times in life, one must overcome obstacles set in front of them in order to achieve greater things. B. Same is true for New Orleans Saints’ tight end Jimmy Graham, who overcame a difficult childhood to have success in college and beyond. C. As someone who has watched Graham since his rookie season through the present, and has done a fair share of research, I feel inclined to share my appreciation of this athlete with all of you. D. In order to understand this appreciation, three points must be addressed? 1. Childhood 2. College career 3. Professional career II. Childhood A. Family/Home Life - According to an ESPN interview 1. Born November 24, 1986 a. Raised in Goldsboro, North Carolina b. According to an interview conducted by ESPN, Jimmy’s mother
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  • Spring '13
  • RobertMontgomery
  • American football, Washington Redskins, Tight end, Jimmy Graham

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