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Throwing Away the Crutches

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OXFORD - Ole Miss linebacker D.T. Shackelford is healthy for the first time since the spring of 2011.

Heading into the spring of 2011, Shackelford looked like he was primed for greatness.

His sophomore season, Shackelford led the Rebels with five sacks and was the team's top performer the following spring.

But a week before practice ended, he tore the ACL in his right knee.

"It's somethign I don't wanna experience again but at the same time I feel in a lot of ways it was necassary in order for me to learn a lot of things."

Click the video to hear more about Shackelford's return from a second knee injury the following year.

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