Arizona Rattlers’ game-changing LB drove 35-straight hours to join team – azcentral.com

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Justin Shirk was settling into a post-football life as a personal trainer in Pennsylvania, moving up the ranks, in charge of a gym’s personal training department.

Then, Rattlers coach and GM Kevin Guy called.

It was the third week of the Indoor Football League season, and the 6-foot, 240-pounder, who looks like a cross between Vin Diesel and Bruce Willis, felt he was ready to play football again.

Not only ready to play, but ready to drive cross country.

“It was a nice 35-hour drive out here,” Shirk said. “I left Friday night, and got here Sunday afternoon…  Read the full story HERE

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