East Texas Football Player Called to Active Duty

A young East Texas man who is a standout at linebacker for a Marshall area college is going on active duty with the U.S. Army. 23 year old Gregg Washington is in the army reserves and now he's been called to active duty.

Washington is East Texas Baptist universities *all-time* leading tackler. The junior will report to Fort Hood on Monday and expects to be deployed to *Iraq early next year.

He hopes to return after his tour and finish his education.