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Football comes full circle for Irby

Football comes full circle for Irby

Blaine Irby didn't let torn ligaments, nerve damage and a doctor telling him he'd never walk again stop him from playing football for Texas. Irby's miraculous comeback is an emotional story that was capped off by a Holiday Bowl win in his native California Wednesday night.

In a sense, things have come full circle for Blaine Irby. Let's take it back to 2008, Irby's sophomore year at Texas. Three games into the season, he suffered a devastating blow against Rice. He tore all three ligaments in his knee that resulted in nerve damage. Doctors told the tight end he may never walk again, much less play the sport he loved. But Irby didn't take no for an answer. He...

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