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As Green Bay Packers' Ricky Elmore begins pro career, twin brother works for second chance at football

Heart ailment derailed Cory's college career at Arizona

3:11 PM, May 28, 2011
Cory Elmore, left, is hoping to resume his football career at Arizona State while twin brother Ricky has been drafted by the Green Bay Packers.
Cory Elmore, left, is hoping to resume his football career at Arizona State while twin brother Ricky has been drafted by the Green Bay Packers.
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At the University of Arizona's Pro Day workout for NFL scouts in mid-March, Cory Elmore put up the numbers of an NFL prospect for a defensive end who's 6-feet-5 and 280 pounds.

He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.71 seconds, had a 33-inch vertical jump and did an outstanding 39 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Those numbers, in fact, were better than his twin brother, Ricky, who at 15 pounds lighter ran the 40 in the high 4.7s, had a 34-inch vertical, and at the NFL scouting combine did 26 bench-press reps. Ricky Elmore ended up being a sixth-round selection by the Green Bay Packers in this year's ...

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