Courtney Boyd: Wright State’s own ‘Blind Side’ story


She said she hears it all the time.

“People say, ‘Your life is like a movie.’ They compare it to The Blind Side,” said Courtney Boyd.

The reference is to the 2009 movie about Michael Oher, the massive offensive lineman for the Tennessee Titans who was born to troubled parents, finally was adopted and then blossomed into a great college football player and first-round NFL draft pick.

A 6-foot-1 senior guard for the Wright State women’s basketball team, Courtney might play a different sport and give away three inches and nearly 200 pounds to Oher, but her story is not eclipsed by his in any way.

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