Meet the Rookies: Raiders LB Sio Moore
Sio Moore was chosen by the Raiders in the third round of the NFL Draft out of Connecticut. (AP)
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If it weren't for the African country of Liberia fighting itself, Sio Moore and his family would have never have left their homeland for the American dream.
"It's amazing, had the civil war not happened, I wouldn't be here at all, because my mother was well off, she worked for the government, she was in a beautiful place...I would not be here at all. For everything that has happened how it has, to come here to be able to go to school, to be able to put everything together to the point I'm at now...."