Auburn’s Deshaun Davis shares inspiring story on graduation day

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Athletes tend to overuse the ‘nobody believed in me’ narrative, but in the case of Auburn Deshaun Davis, it might actually be true.

On Saturday — Auburn’s winter graduation day — Davis was one of several Tigers who got to walk across the stage to receive their diploma. But few, if any, of those fellow graduates likely have a story like this one:

That’s the type of adversity that even Alabama fans have to respect.

To make his accomplishment even more impressive, Davis still has another year of eligibility left, which means he’s actually graduating in about 3-and-a-half years. Next season, he’ll look to carry the momentum from a stellar 2017 as the senior leader of Auburn’s defense.

The post Auburn’s Deshaun Davis shares inspiring story on graduation day appeared first on SEC Country.

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