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Craig James to Leave ESPN For Texas Senate Seat Run

Craig James is leaving his position as an ESPN college football analyst to focus his attention on running for the open U.S. Senate seat in Texas, USA Today reports.

James announced his intention to run for the Senate seat last Tuesday. Earlier this year, he had publically launched his “Texans for a Better America” campaign, designed at resorting American ideals.

James previously played collegiately for SMU, and professionally for the New England Patriots, and the Washington Federals of the USFL. He was named to the Pro Bowl in 1986.

James most recently gained attention for his peculiar college football voting in the Associated Press ballot in which he ranked 11-1 Boise State 23rd overall.