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All-County football: Paye made would-be tacklers pay the price
All-County football: Paye made would-be tacklers pay the price

The first story that Hammond coach Dan Makosy would tell you if you asked him about Devon Paye might be the one about the time the senior running back destroyed a pair of Schutt shoulder pads during a football game. According to the yarn, it was the first time on record that a pair of Schutt pads had been broken because of gameplay, and a representative from the esteemed sporting goods manufacturer came to the Columbia school to collect them, presumably in the name of research and development, or posterity. While some elements of that story may be hard to believe to a casual listener, one might be more inclined to accept the account after watching Paye, the Howard County Times/Columbia...

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