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GET TO KNOW: Defensive tackle Jeremiah Ledbetter


Ledbetter: They call me Led. I've been called that in college ... Led, Leddy.


Ledbetter: Orlando Florida, born and raised.

If a Lions fan were to come to your hometown, the first place you would take them would be ...?

Ledbetter: Well first I'd take them to Universal. Orlando's known for that. Disney World too.

College major?

Ledbetter: Sociology.

Favorite movie or TV show?

Ledbetter: Favorite movie is Avatar and favorite television show is The Walking Dead.

Who would play you in a movie?

Ledbetter: Who would play me? I couldn't tell you. I mean, I'm unique. I'm one of a kind, so I don't know who could play me.

Favorite food?

Ledbetter: Steak, BBQ, any type of meat.

Do you have any hidden talents?

Ledbetter: I'm sure everybody knows by now, but I can do a standing backflip.

If you weren't playing football, what would you be doing?

Ledbetter: That's a hard question. I really can't say. Without football, I don't really know what I would be doing.

If you could have any super power, what would it be?

Ledbetter: I'd probably be super fast, so I can get to places quicker.

One person you'd like to meet?

Ledbetter: I would like to meet Barack Obama. I always see him on TV, but to meet him in person would be totally different.

Favorite athlete of all time?

Ledbetter: Michael Jordan. He's just an overall good, hardworking dude. That's what I aspire to be.

Best player in the NFL at your position?

Ledbetter: There are a lot of good players at my position like Mike Daniels and Haloti Ngata.

Favorite thing about Detroit so far?

Ledbetter: The people. They welcome new players and rookies, and make it feel like home.

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