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Exum excited to prove his skills belong

Antone Exum (Hannah Foslien/Getty)

The Vikings drafted Antone Exum as a bit of a new-look hybrid defensive back that Mike Zimmer has considered in the past. Now Exum is immersing himself in everything football, trying to make the most of his NFL opportunity.

With the potential openings the Vikings may have in the new-look secondary, opportunity abounds. That's the motto being adopted by Vikings rookie Antone Exum. A defensive back who is listed as a safety, he has the speed, size and experience playing safety, cornerback and a hybrid Rover position utilized at Virginia Tech. Exum felt the excitement of being drafted to the NFL last week. That...

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