College Football's First Female Defensive Back

Shelby Osborne is making history at Kentucky's Campbellsville University.
1:52 | 06/10/14

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Test Text1 plain Right now, college football, female athlete set to make history in a big way, she's going to break barriers on the gridiron when the season starts this fall. Check it out. When one thinks of a college defensive player, this is probably what comes to mind. Shelby Osborne wants to be just that, the 18-year-old just secured a spot as college football's first-ever female defensive back at campbellsville university in Kentucky. I know who I am. I know what I'm capable of. Reporter: Unlike several women who have joined several ncaa teams as kickerses. She's the first to play one of the most physically demanding roles on the field. Reporter: She earned the respect of her teammates for her ability to shut her side of the field down and prevent touchdown passes. The more I played -- She did all of the physical stuff. She's taken some good shots. Reporter: The female phenom reports for her first official workout on August 8th and says she's ready to bring girl power to the gridiron. Follow your dreams relentlessly arelentle relentlessly. Congratulations. She's graduating this Saturday. I'm not a giant football fan, I believe this to be true, the cornerback one of the quickest positions on the field. That's true. Do you think that a woman should play on a men's college football team? Better say yes. Tweet us at gma using the hashtaha

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