September 25, 2007

Long road to Auburn for top JUCO corner

It's been a long haul for Blair Irvin since graduating from Patterson (La.) High School in 2002.

The 5-foot-11, 185-pounder committed to LSU as one of the top athletes in the country that year, and was set on playing college football on the Bayou.

However, Irvin had a change in plans. Change of sports, actually.

Instead of suiting up in his shoulder pads and helmet, Irvin opted for spikes and a hat.

Instead of the Tigers, Irvin chose the Devil Rays.

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