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Bruce Irvin: From The Trap House to The League

The Oakland Raiders star details the unconventional path he took to the NFL

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Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee, and Mountaineer legend, Bruce Irvin opened up in an article in the Player's Tribune to tell the story of how he fought his way through the Atlanta, GA trap houses and homelessness to end up at West Virginia Mountaineers and eventually the NFL.

There’s nothing I can really add to this to do his story justice. If you haven’t already read it, go do it now.