Maryland U. football stadiumFormer Tulane football player Devon Walker was paralyzed from the neck down after a collision during a 2012 game against Tulsa. But it never stopped him from becoming an inspirational leader the past two seasons.

And it didn’t stop him from realizing his dream of signing an NFL contract, either.

The New Orleans Saints surprised Walker by signing him to an official contract Saturday — just hours before he realized another dream by graduating from college.

(READ the inspiring story from ESPN)

Thanks to B.S. for suggesting the story