Jesse Palmer Parlays NFL and Bachelor Fame Into Entertainment and News Gigs

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As a football player at the University of Florida, Jesse Palmer figured he’d become an ambassador to his home country of Canada—he grew up outside of Ottawa—if a career in the NFL didn’t work out. So how did the college athlete end up becoming a well-known TV host instead?

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