Devon Gales posts video of him throwing football in therapy

Gales was paralyzed during a kickoff return at a UGA game.

ATLANTA -- The college football player paralyzed in a game against the Georgia Bulldogs in 2015 is 

On Sept. 26, 2015, Devon Gales, who played for Southern University, was severely injured during a tackle. Gales has been recovering at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta ever since.

He's been sharing updates on his progress since then, and in May, Gales tweeted a video of him taking his first steps during therapy nearly two years after being injured. 

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Gales is making another big step forward in his recovery, and on Monday, he posted video to Instagram of him throwing a football during rehab, something he said felt incredible to do again. He captioned the video with, "PUT ME IN COACH IM READY!!!!!"

 

PUT ME IN COACH IM READY!!!!!

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Since his injury, Gales and his family have developed a close relationship with UGA and its fans. The athletics association also launched a fundraiser to help build a home for him that's handicap-accessible.

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