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5/31/05

Texas College Football Player Headed To The NFL

Texas College announced today the Washington Redskins signed former Steers running back Jonathan Combs at Redskins Park to a free agency contract. Combs apparently caught Redksins coach Joe Gibbs eye at a rookie camp held during the first week of May. Combs was part of the inaugural football team that was brought back to Texas College two years ago aftar a forty-year absence.

"This is a great day for Texas College and the city of Tyler," said school president Dr. Billy Hawkins, "and another historical event for this great college."

Hawkins said Combs has been training with former Redskins great Darrell Green for the last month.

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