February 09, 2015 | SOI General: Headquarters

Kasey Studdard - It's time to stop using the R-word

By 247Sports

Former Texas Longhorn and Houston Texan, Kasey Studdard was a 6-foot-3, 304-pound bearded wall on in-state offensive lines for nearly a decade. But even as an elite athlete, he had a difficult time growing up. In a touching piece on Medium, Studdard details the difficult experience he had as a child in special education classes. But even more importantly than his story, he implores readers to stop using the R-word.

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