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Bo says hip injury was a blessing

Updated: August 27, 2009, 6:03 PM ET
Associated Press

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Bo Jackson wouldn't change a thing.

The 1985 Heisman Trophy winner told about 300 people attending a College Football Hall of Fame luncheon Thursday that people often tell him how sorry they are that his football and baseball careers were cut short by a hip injury he sustained in 1991.

"Don't be sorry for me. It was a blessing in disguise," he said. "We as humans have to realize that God puts speed bumps in our road of life. My speed bump was me injuring myself. ...

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