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Tougher than the rest
Former Bulldog, Cedrick Malone, making a name for himself as a Gamecock walk-on
CEDRICK MALONES WORK ETHIC on the football field and in the weight room have helped him climb the ladder on USCs defensive depth chart heading into the 2015 season. - photo by Tom Didato/C-I photo
Save the Rudy cracks and references for someone else and for another time. Cedrick Malone has seen the movie and continues to live the life of a walk-on football player on his own terms. That, said the former Camden High standout, is where the similarities end between himself and Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger, a walk-on whose one tackle in his two snaps for Notre Dame in a 1975 game against Georgia Tech was made into the 1993 film, “Rudy”, which now is in constant rotation on television.