Now, the former Alabama running back is urging others to keep the faith whatever the circumstances.
“I could have decided not to come out of it,” Stacy told an overflow crowd at Oxford’s Meadowbrook Baptist Church Sunday. “But I came back. I told the devil to get away, and I came back.”
Stacy, 39, was driving his family home from his mother’s house when a drunk driver crossed an intersection and struck his car on Nov. 19, 2007 near Dothan. The accident also killed 29-year-old Adam Wayman, the other car’s driver.
Stacy and his 3-year-old daughter, Shelly, were seriously injured in the crash.
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