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Bright future for Seals-Jones

Dynamic 2013 prospect has hopes of playing close to home

Updated: September 17, 2011, 4:06 PM ET
By William Wilkerson | HornsNation
SEALY, Texas -- The field house at Sealy High School is a virtual scrapbook to Ricky Seals-Jones' family history.
Ricky Seals-Jones headshot
William Wilkerson/ESPN.com At 6-foot-5, Ricky Seals-Jones projects to be an elite receiver at the college level.
In the middle of the east wing hangs a framed picture of his uncle and namesake, Ricky Seals, who died in a car accident in 1990 on the same day that he qualified for the state track meet in the 100-meter dash.

Most thought Seals was headed for greatness, much like that of the man whose picture hangs next to his. Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson is a Sealy graduate and Ricky Seals-Jones' cousin.


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