ESPN: Young man finds inspiration from McDowell


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Pos: RB   Height: 5-10   Weight: 200   Hometown: Sumter, SC (Sumter HS)  
Years Played: 2009 - 2013

Clemson RB Roderick McDowellRoderick McDowell
Gr. Running Back
#25 5-9, 195
Sumter, SC

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was able to speak with Logan Millsaps, 7, who was also born with clubfoot at birth.

Club foot is an abnormality where one or both feet are twisted out of position.

“I told him I’m his brother and I told him no matter what you decide to do, you can go out and do it no matter what circumstances may come between you,” McDowell recalled in a recent phone interview. “You may think you’re different, but being different is good. You don’t have to be like everybody else. You see me? I’m different. You see me on the field, you see me on TV and the newspaper, I’m giving you hope. I’m telling you that you can accomplish anything you want to do.”

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