Downey is huge inspiration

"Just for him to be here is an inspiration for others to get through their lives." -- Bryant Young on Khiawatha Downey

T KHIAWATHA DOWNEY, San Francisco 49ers – The rookie free agent from Indiana University of Pennsylvania will have a chance to make the roster this summer. Downey, a versatile 6-3, 336-pound tackle, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis – an incurable, yet non-fatal disease that attacks the central nervous system in various ways – four years ago. "Remarkable," defensive tackle BRYANT YOUNG said of Downey. "Just for him to be here is an inspiration for others to get through their lives."

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