Irvin is one of the pro athletes taking a swing at Pros Vs. Joes, where regular guys compete against former greats.
Hes happy to do it because he loves football more than any other sport but doesnt get to play it as much as hed like. As he puts it, I play a lot of pick-up basketball because its hard to find a pick-up football game.
Irvin not only relishes the game, he relishes the chance to show guys who feel they could have made it if they just had a break what it really takes to succeed.
Says Irvin: Football is played upstairs. A lot is about the technique of the game.
But while Irvin says there are no slouch guys among this seasons Joes he enjoys reminding them, This is me removed 5 or 6 years from the game. Its just a glimpse of what I was.
Pros Vs. Joes will debut January 25 on Spike TV.
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