Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:10:58 EST
Adham Talaat, the standout defensive lineman from the 2013 Gallaudet University football team honored as HearStrong Champions before the 2014 Super Bowl, is currently training at TEST Parisi Football Academy. Alongside other NFL draft prospects, Talaat is working hard to prove that he has the physical, mental and emotional skills to succeed at the professional level.
His Pro Day will be held at Gallaudet University's state-of-the-art facilities on April 9.
Diagnosed with severe-to-profound hearing loss as a toddler, Talaat has worked hard all of his life to not only keep up with his classmates and teammates, but surpass them.
If drafted, Talaat would be the first student from Gallaudet to play professional football.
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