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In this Nov. 15, 1962, file photo, young heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay, who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali, points to a chalk board with his name, "Cassius," and his prediction for his fight against Archie Moore. Incoming Kansas University cornerback Cassius Sendish says he hopes to emulate his namesake's commitment to his craft.

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New KU cornerback's name packs a punch

He does not own a flashy catch phrase, has pretty standard footwork for a college cornerback and never has dealt much with butterflies or bees. But Cassius Sendish, one of the newest defensive backs on the Kansas University football roster, shares his name with boxing legend Muhammad Ali, formerly known as Cassius Clay. By Matt Tait

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