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A giant is coming to the halls of Kennedy Elementary on Friday.

He is 6-foot-6 and over 300 pounds. His name is Ra’Shede Hageman and — no surprise here — he plays football.


Last fall he started all 13 games on the defensive line for the Gophers. He made 35 tackles and six times he captured the opposing QB behind the line.

He was named All-Big Ten honorable mention.

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