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Billy Davis returns to Irvin HS to present Super Bowl Golden Ball

Two-time Super Bowl champion Billy Davis will return home to Irvin High School’s Tony Shaw Stadium to present the school with a golden football as part of the National Football League’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl.

The NFL’s High School Honor Roll program pairs Super Bowl champions with their high schools to celebrate the impact local school districts and coaches had on the sports most storied players.

Irvin is the only high school in El Paso to be part of the NFL’s program. The presentation will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, at Irvin High School’s Tony Shaw Stadium (9465 Roanoke)

Davis played as quarterback at Irvin High School in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but switched to wide receiver when he played for the University of Pittsburgh. He won Super Bowl XXX with the Dallas Cowboys and Super Bowl XXXV with the Baltimore Ravens.

Three-time Super Bowl champion Kevin Smith also will attend the presentation.

For more information regarding the NFL’s High School Honor Roll program visit to http://www.nfl.com/sbhonorroll

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