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By Gabriel Rizk | June 26, 2009
GLENDALE — Former Flintridge Prep standout Ramses Barden received a nice incentive following the conclusion of his first stretch of offseason activities with the New York Giants. On Wednesday, Barden signed a four-year contract for $2.48 million with the Giants, who selected him with the 85th overall pick in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft on April 26. As part of the contract, Barden will also net a $731,000 signing bonus. “The New York Giants are an outstanding organization,” Barden said.
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By Gabriel Rizk | April 27, 2009
GLENDALE ? There were little more than 100 seniors in Ramses Barden?s 2004 graduating class at Flintridge Prep, where he spurred the Rebels to the 2003 CIF Southern Section Division XIII title. He would go on to spend five years at the picturesque outpost of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where the Mustangs compete in the Football Championship Subdivision and it?s at least 200 miles north or south to the nearest major sports media market. The All-American receiver developed into a pro prospect outside of the spotlight and fanfare of a big-time prep or college football program, but after being selected as the 21st pick in the third round and 85th overall in the 2009 NFL Draft by the New York Giants Sunday, Barden?
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By Gabriel Rizk, gabriel.rizk@latimes.com | August 10, 2010
A year ago at this time, Ramses Barden was grabbing notice in his first NFL training camp, working hard to prove himself to a new coaching staff and seemingly mere weeks away from having a chance to make an immediate impact for the New York Giants on Sunday afternoons. Fast forward 12 months and, from an outsider's point of view, the 6-foot-6 wide receiver out of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo by way of Flintridge Prep remains docked in the same port. Barden's back in Giants training camp at the University of Albany and again, by all accounts, making a strong showing for himself, still with plenty to prove and still eager to make his first meaningful contributions in a game that counts.
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By Gabriel Rizk | June 26, 2009
GLENDALE — Former Flintridge Prep standout Ramses Barden received a nice incentive following the conclusion of his first stretch of offseason activities with the New York Giants. On Wednesday, Barden signed a four-year contract for $2.48 million with the Giants, who selected him with the 85th overall pick in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft on April 26. As part of the contract, Barden will also net a $731,000 signing bonus. “The New York Giants are an outstanding organization,” Barden said.
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By Gabriel Rizk | April 27, 2009
GLENDALE ? There were little more than 100 seniors in Ramses Barden?s 2004 graduating class at Flintridge Prep, where he spurred the Rebels to the 2003 CIF Southern Section Division XIII title. He would go on to spend five years at the picturesque outpost of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where the Mustangs compete in the Football Championship Subdivision and it?s at least 200 miles north or south to the nearest major sports media market. The All-American receiver developed into a pro prospect outside of the spotlight and fanfare of a big-time prep or college football program, but after being selected as the 21st pick in the third round and 85th overall in the 2009 NFL Draft by the New York Giants Sunday, Barden?
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