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The native of Monroe, Ga., was a state champion in wrestling and a star football player. He committed to play at Florida State, but didn’t qualify academically and ended up in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

“At first, it was a setback,” Culbreath said. “But it was good for me and a humbling experience to go to a smaller school.”

There’s a chance none of Detroit’s draft rookies will start when the NFL starts its next season.

Fairley will likely back up defensive tackles Ndamukong Suh and Corey Williams; Young is expected be a No. 3 receiver behind Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson; Leshoure probably won’t beat out Jahvid Best to be the starting running back.

“Filling a need doesn’t necessarily mean you’re getting a good player,” Schwartz said. “You need to have discipline as an organization.”

Instead of getting ready for a rookie minicamp this upcoming week, the team will have to hope its newest players stay in shape on their own.

“It’s a concern for everybody, but we have to deal with it,” Schwartz said.