Chicago native Bucky Irving overcomes tragedies on path to NFL

Bucky Irving runs the ball for Hillcrest High School The Tampa Bay Buccaneers just selected Irving with the No. 125 overall selection in the 2024 NFL draft.

By Caleb Nixon and King Jemison  Medill Reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans may have heard Mar’Keise “Bucky” Irving’s name for the first time when their team selected the Oregon running back with the No. 125 overall pick April 27. But in his native Chicago, he’s been a fixture in the football community since he was […]