South Florida football legend Michael Irvin is undergoing tests for throat cancer.
In a post on Instagram, the Fort Lauderdale native said his doctors recommended the biopsy because Irvin's family history.
Irvin's father was 51 when he died of throat cancer and Irvin's brother was 49 when he died of stomach cancer.
In the emotional post, the Hurricanes great said "I AM TERRIFIED" and asked for prayers of support.
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