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Hookem Horns
05-13-2011, 02:25 AM
http://sports.espn.go.com/dallas/nfl/news/story?id=6536754

I didn't know how bad of shape this guy was in.

Showtime100
05-13-2011, 02:47 AM
Wow. I didn't either. Rest In Peace, Ron. Thoughts and prayers to his friends and family.

HoustonFrog
05-13-2011, 09:32 AM
He has been battling this for years and there was a big ESPN peice a couple of years back where Everson gave him his kidney. Springs was one of the original guys who was a true 3rd down back. He could run or catch out of the backfield and was always the guy getting 8 yards on 3rd and 7. Loved his game. RIP Ron!:(

CloakNNNdagger
05-13-2011, 10:14 AM
He has been battling this for years and there was a big ESPN peice a couple of years back where Everson gave him his kidney. Springs was one fo the original guys who was a true 3rd down back. He could run or catch out of the backfield and was always the guy getting 8 yards on 3rd and 7. Loved his game. RIP Ron!:(

ESPN
Updated: March 1, 2007, 7:00 PM ET
Ex-Cowboy Walls gives kidney to former teammate (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2784426)