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Cowboys cornerback Claiborne rising from 'rock bottom'

OXNARD, Calif. -- Mo Claiborne heard what you said. And he read what we wrote. It wasn't the kind of stuff that a Dallas Cowboys first-round draft choice clips and sends home to mama. "It was all kinds of stuff," the third-year cornerback recalled. "Family problems, being injured last year, not being able to play, having it feel like the world is on your back and you don't have anywhere to go. "When you feel like you're hitting rock bottom and with nowhere else to go, you have to turn it around." Rock bottom, he called it. At age 24, two years after he was selected No. 6 overall in the NFL draft and signed a $16.4-million contract, the former LSU All-American felt he had failed ...

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