Found June 08, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay was back home in Tallahassee, Florida on Friday where he had a room dedicated in his honor at the Greg McCray Boys and Girls Club, according to Jordan Culver of the Tallahassee Democrat. "The Boys and Girls Club, that’s where I was at since I was 9 years old all the way until I was 16," said Gay. "Just coming back here — now I’m getting a room? There were days where we’d have to fight just to get into it before it got too many memberships for the Boys and Girls Club. So it's an honor to have a room named after me." Gay, who attended James Read more [...]

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