Created: 02/01/2013 5:11 PM KSTP.com By: Darren Wolfson
Ravens center and St. Paul native Matt Birk (Cretin Derham Hall HS) quit football the first time he played. He then nearly quit again after his freshman year at Harvard and before the NFL Draft. But incredible perseverance has Birk playing in Sunday's Super Bowl.
***Click on the video box above to see the story I put together for 5-Eyewitness News. It includes reaction from Birk's parents and best friend