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Ryan O’Callaghan

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Ryan O’Callaghan played right tackle in the NFL for six seasons, with the New England Patriots and the Kansas City Chiefs. Before he was drafted by the Patriots in 2006, he played for the University of California Golden Bears and was named the 2005 Morris Trophy winner as the Pac-10’s best offensive lineman. My Life on the Line: How the NFL Damn Near Killed Me, and Ended Up Saving My Life is his debut memoir, and all of his proceeds from the book will benefit the Ryan O’Callaghan Foundation which is designed to provide scholarships for out LGBTQ athletes.

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