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Paralyzed Southern University Football Player Devon Gales is Now Walking

On September 26, 2015, after colliding with Georgia's kicker on a kickoff return, former Southern University wide receiver Devon Gales was paralyzed ...

By: Rob Scott

How a Support Crew Named 'The Dream Team' Helped Houston Texans DB Treston Decoud Escape a Life of Violence and Make it to the NFL

Treston Decoud saw wasted potential. He saw families torn apart. He saw the impact of crime on friends and loved ones in his hometown of Covington, Lo...

By: Brandon Hall

This 14-Year-Old Catcher Only Has One Arm and He's Still a Beast

Luke Terry is a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Cornersville Middle School in Lewisburg, Tennessee. He is the catcher on the baseball team and he only ...

By: Rob Scott

The Behind-The-Scenes Coach Who Fuels Anthony Rizzo's Tenacious Work Ethic

Anthony Rizzo is one of the strongest dudes in Major League Baseball. His monstrous thighs are the size of tree trunks. He launches 475-foot home r...

By: Brandon Hall

Utah LB Pita Taumoepenu's Incredible Journey From Tongan Fruit Farmer To NFL Draft Prospect

When Pita Taumoepenu caught his first glimpse of American football, he was 17 years old. He didn't know a lick of English, but he knew he liked what h...

By: Brandon Hall

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2017 Path to the Pros: Chris Wormley, Michigan DE

Chris Wormley, an Ohio boy who crossed state lines to play for rival Michigan, is hoping to take his all-business approach to the NFL.

2017 Path to the Pros: T.J. Watt, Wisconsin LB

Former Wisconsin LB T.J. Watt is chasing his NFL dream by grinding through intense workouts in the gym and by following the advice of his All-Pro big brother J.J.

2017 Path to the Pros: Boom Williams, Kentucky RB

Former Kentucky running back Boom Williams share the struggles he's overcome to accomplish his dreams of joining the NFL.

2017 Path to the Pros: Davis Webb, Cal QB

Former Cal QB Davis Webb has been a captain at nearly every stop of his amateur football career. His elite leadership combined with his commitment to preparation presents an attractive option for NFL teams.