Monday Memories Podcast with 1978 NFL Draft Overall No. 1 Earl Campbell

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While the headline says 1978, the interview you can listen to below is with NFL and College Football Hall of Fame running back Earl Campbell in 2017 when I was writing my book High School Football in Texas – Amazing High School Football Stories from the Greatest Players of Texas.

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The No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft talks about his high school career at John Tyler High School in Texas and his life-long relationship with Coach Ken Dabbs, the man who recruited him to go to the University of Texas.

This is the entire interview, which has never been heard before. Hope you enjoy.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.