RB James White blazing his own trail 

September, 24, 2012
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PEARLAND, Texas -- Growing up, James White spent several Friday nights at The Rig.

The current home stadium of Pearland (Texas) High School was completed in 2001, when White's older brother Johnny was a star for the Oilers. Watching Johnny play receiver and defensive back -- and eventually go on to a college career at Wisconsin -- inspired James to take up football.

Now as a star running back for Pearland (Texas) Dawson High School, James White has his own productive Friday nights at The Rig. The stadium now hosts both Pearland High and Dawson High games, and has since Dawson opened in 2009. And though his brother served as an inspiration, James also wanted to do things his way.

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