Former Southern football player Devon Gales, who was paralyzed in a 2016 game vs. Georgia joins Matt to update his rehab progress. A new video has surfaced of Gales bench pressing the bar. Where has Gales seen the most improvement recently?
“I’d say more so in my core. I’m able to sit up more. My balance has gotten a lot better,” Gales said. “I’m just trying to do more and more everyday to get these muscles working.”
Gales gives us a look into his rehab schedule.
“I have therapy on Tuesdays and Thursdays,” Gales said. “Everyday I go and workout in my gym.”
Gales is also going to be coaching football in the fall at a local Atlanta high school. The former Jaguar talks how that job came about.
“Last year when we had the welcome home party, they came and visited the home,” Gales said. “They stayed close with us, and he asked ‘hey Devon you want a job?'”
What will his role be on the staff?
“Mostly mentoring, and keeping them uplifted,” Gales said. “Anything they need me to do. I’ll do everything except to call the plays.”
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