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Walk-On Provides Veteran's Experience...

...If you happen to find Eric James' number during the latter stages of games against Troy or Rice, remember what this 33-year-old man (yep, 33) has been through.

He actually doesn't look a day over 25, although James opens his mouth and out comes an articulate stream of life experience that betrays everywhere he's been -- four years in the Navy, another stint in the Army, a hitch on the U.S.S. Mount Vernon in the Persian Gulf, a little college football at a junior college out west.

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