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Hand Counting Down the Days

Philadelphia, Pa. defensive lineman Derrell Hand is counting down the days to graduation. The 6-4, 305-pound Hand still has a few days left before he gets to walk across the stage to pick up his diploma. We spoke with the future Irish defensive tackle to see what he's been up to since signing his letter of intent with Notre Dame this past February.

Like many of us who've been in his shoes before, Derrell Hand says he's just trying to lumber through his last few days of high school. "I've been trying to stay in shape and trying to stay out of trouble," said Hand with a laugh. "I'm just counting down the days as I get ready to graduate." Hand says the final few weeks have been challenging. "We are finished on the (June 11)," he said... Recommended Stories