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Arizona Cardinals great Pat Tillman was drafted 20 years ago today

Tillman joined the NFL on April 19, 1998.

It’s been 20 years. Two decades since the Arizona Cardinals drafted ASU legend Pat Tillman.

The Cardinals to share a photo of their draft card with his name to mark the milestone on Twitter.

Tillman was a fan favorite in college and the NFL, and is famous for turning down millions of dollars in the NFL to quit and join the Army after the September 11 attacks.

While serving overseas, Tillman was tragically killed on April 22, 2004.

Recently, a Valley school was renamed in Tillman’s honor.

The celebration of Tillman’s legacy continues this weekend with the annual Pat’s Run in Tempe. This year’s event is sold out.