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Falcons pick McKinley overcome with emotion after being drafted

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NEW YORK (CBS46) -

It was an emotional night for Atlanta Falcons pick Takkarist McKinley during the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday as evident in a video posted to YouTube.

McKinley had been chosen as the 26th pick after the Falcons traded up to select him in the draft, but it's what happened afterward that has everyone talking.

In the video, McKinley is seen with a picture of his grandmother as he approaches the stage. He then becomes overcome with emotion as he describes his journey in getting to where he is today.

Watch the video below (WARNING: Video contains explicit language)

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