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Blaine Irby's miraculous return

Nearly three years after a knee injury, the tight end has three scores this season

Updated: December 6, 2011, 3:48 PM ET
By Carter Strickland | HornsNation

AUSTIN, Texas -- Blaine Irby did it again Saturday.

He walked.

Then he ran.

Then he caught a touchdown pass for the third straight game.

That is how it was always supposed to be for the Texas tight end.

That's almost how it never was. Not the football part. That is but an asterisk to Irby's story. That Irby walked, that is the miracle. That is the story of inspiration and perspiration the senior carries with him everywhere.

"It was a horrific injury." Those ...

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