Wilkerson taking long trip to NFL draft

The Linden native is traveling across the country in hopes of hearing his named called

Updated: April 15, 2011, 12:23 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

LINDEN, N.J. -- Muhammad Wilkerson's two-month, city-to-city job interview started at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis, where, in a meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals, he was asked these supposedly probing questions:

Who was the U.S. president during the Civil War? How are the colors green and yellow similar?

What, did Chad Ochocinco supply his team with the material?

And so it began for Wilkerson, the former Linden High School and Temple standout -- a planes, ...

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