Pats' Ty Warren to get degree

Updated: May 11, 2011, 3:01 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

Last spring, New England Patriots defensive lineman Ty Warren stayed home from the team's offseason program for the first time in 2010 so he could complete his college degree. In doing so, he sacrificed $250,000.

That price can't match the feeling Warren figures he'll have Friday when he finally walks in Texas A&M graduation ceremonies.

"It could be a big smile on my face or it might be tears of joy," said the 30-year-old Warren, who has been with the Patriots since he was selected ...

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