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Cowboys rookie living a dream

Tight end James Hanna makes journey from six-man football to NFL minicamp

Updated: May 4, 2012, 2:21 PM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- The way Donnie Brake remembers it, the field was "partial grass, dirt and rocks."

It was about 20 yards wide and 38 yards long, give or take. When the offense wanted to work on the passing game, they went the long way. When they wanted to run, they went the wide way.

James Hanna was a 16-year-old sophomore then, playing six-man football at Coram Deo Academy in Highland Village, Texas, with Brake as his coach.

"I remember practicing outside of our building ...

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