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Army changes mind, says Campbell can't play in NFL until 2010

Updated: July 24, 2008, 12:54 PM ET
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Caleb Campbell was a day away from practicing with the Detroit Lions and taking a step toward his dream of playing in the NFL.

"He was issued a helmet, ready to go," coach Rod Marinelli said Wednesday.

Now, Campbell, who was the Lions seventh-round draft pick, is closer to joining his fellow West Point graduates in Iraq or Afghanistan.

"When I got drafted, I told people that I was going to have the best of both worlds," Campbell said. "I was going to be in ...

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