May 19th, 2014
12:21 PM ET

Student Paralyzed in Football Accident Graduates, Signs With the Saints

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," the New Orleans Saints sign a former Tulane safety who was paralyzed after an accident on the field. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

Devon Walker was the starting safety for Tulane and a leader of the team until he took a bad hit in 2012.

That injury left him paralyzed from the shoulders down, but Walker demanded to stay with his studies and continue supporting his team.

"I've always been a person not to start something and not finish it," he said.

Over the weekend, Walker graduated and the Saints signed him to the team.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was at the graduation ceremony to get an honorary degree and he spoke about Walker.

Brees said: "He's just one of those guys who's so special, so inspirational, you know that he is destined for so many great things in his life and I'm just blessed to know him."

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