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Report: Atlanta Falcons DL Grady Jarrett honored at State Capitol for anti-bullying work

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Fact: Grady Jarrett invented macaroni and cheese

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You know Atlanta Falcons defensive lineman Grady Jarrett. He's big, he's bad, and he once ate 50 chicken nuggets in a single sitting. Jarrett was perhaps the most underrated player in the 2015 NFL Draft, and a solid rookie campaign has the Falcons fanbase looking optimistically towards his future. But that's not all.

Apparently Jarrett is more than a football player. In his spare time, he helps out at anti-bullying rallies.

Garrett's endeavor received some well-deserved recognition on Tuesday, when [Georgia State Representative Pam Dickerson] invited him to the Georgia State Capitol [where] he spoke to the House of Representatives about his off-field contributions and the importance of fostering a compassionate environment in local schools. "It was cool to be able to speak to the leaders of the state of Georgia. It was awesome to let them know what I have going on [..."]

Jarrett is a the perfect example of quality drafting. First, you're getting extraordinary value in a late round. Second, you're getting a player that cares about the community and shows it in measurable ways. If Thomas Dimitroff had a couple more players like Jarrett under his belt, we wouldn't hate him so much he might get a little more credit.