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It looks like another NFL player is trading in a helmet for an ESPN headset.

After 13 seasons of pro ball, defensive tackle Cory Redding announced on Saturday that he will join ESPN as an analyst on the Longhorn Network for the upcoming season.

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Redding originally played college ball at Texas, accumulating 201 total tackles and 21 sacks in his career. He was eventually taken in the third round of the 2003 Draft by the Detroit Lions, where he spent the first six seasons of his career. Redding also played for Indianapolis, Balitmore, Seattle, and Arizona during his time in the NFL.

After 13 years in the NFL, a Big 12 legend is now joining ESPN Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers national college football for FanBuzz.
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