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Sabby Piscitelli built a reputation as a big hitter at Oregon State University. That reputation found its inspiration in one of Tampa Bay's most feared safeties — John Lynch. Piscitelli wants to build his own reputation in the NFL, and he using Lynch's body of work to help him learn the pro game.

He's a big hitter. That's what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kept telling their fans after drafting Sabby Pisticelli in the second round of April's draft. The former Oregon State safety had a reputation, Jon Gruden said, of big hits in timely situations, reminiscent of a former Buccaneers safety — John Lynch. Even better, Piscitelli, who grew up in Boca Raton, Fla., used Lynch as a role model for his... Recommended Stories

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