Irvin was a Pro Bowl cornerback with the Rams. Smith, who played at Cal State Fullerton, also was a corner in the NFL.
Also, former Beckman head coach Fred Shambaugh is Canyon’s defensive coordinator. Shambaugh was Beckman’s coach when the Patriots lost in the final minute to Garden Grove in the 2010 CIF-Southern Section Southern Division championship game — a game that will forever be known as “The Josh Webb Game.”
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