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What will Stafford buy first?

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08:18 AM ET 04.28 | So how much will Matthew Stafford's life change now that he's a No. 1 NFL draft pick and the owner of a contract worth at least $41.7 million? "Every time I hear that number, I just kind of laugh," Shaun Chapas, Stafford's former Georgia teammate and roommate, said Monday. "Because a few months ago he was wondering if he had enough money left on a gift card to afford another $7 burrito at Barbarito's." Everything changed for Stafford, Georgia's quarterback the past three seasons, when the Detroit Lions called his name Saturday. Catching up with Stafford's whirlwind: First thing he'll buy: He promises to get a new Ford to replace his "old" Chevy Tahoe. (The Lions are owned by the grandson and great-grandson of auto pioneer Henry Ford.) And he has said he wants to buy a house for his mom. (His parents are divorced.)

Atlanta Journal Constitution

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