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Kasey Studdard - It's time to stop using the R-word

Houston Texans offensive lineman, Kasey Studdard, hoses himself down during a hot practice.

Former Texas Longhorn and Houston Texan, Kasey Studdard was a 6-foot-3, 304-pound bearded wall on in-state offensive lines for nearly a decade. But even as an elite athlete, he had a difficult time growing up.

In a touching piece on Medium, Studdard details the difficult experience he had as a child in special education classes. But even more importantly than his story, he implores readers to stop using the R-word.

Read the full story on Kasey Studdard's stand to eliminate the r-word.