December 18, 2009

Persistence pays: Irvin

Lonnie Galloway met Bruce Irvin when Irvin was a senior at Stone Mountain (Ga.) Stephenson.

"I was lifting weights at another school (Atlanta Carver) and Lonnie was there recruiting somebody else (Darren Myles, Tennessee). We started talking and I told him to keep an eye on me. I gave him my cell phone number, and he has stayed in touch ever since," Irvin said Friday night. On Thursday, the Mt. San Antonio (Calif.) Community College defensive end faxed in his letter-of-intent to the Mountaineers. He will have three years to play two seasons starting in January.

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