Podcast: Former NFL running back Craig James talks about his Texas high school football memories

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On this edition of the High School Football America podcast, I talk with former NFL running back Craig James about his 1978 team that won the Texas Class 4A state championship. The interview about the Stratford Spartans (Houston, Texas) was part of my book High School Football in Texas: Amazing Football Stories from the Greatest Players of Texas.

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Stratford beat defending state champ Plano 29-13 before 30,000 fans in the Astrodome.

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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.