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Eric Cotton: Realizing a Dream

The 6-5, 235-pound Eric Cotton

Eric Cotton's early focus on getting to Stanford makes the manner in which he was offered a scholarship to the school this past summer all the more memorable. The big, versatile Idaho tight end prospect checked in with The Bootleg Radio after his official visit and left an insightful interview.

Early in his high school days, Eric Cotton's father told him not to limit himself when it came to his college aspirations. Cotton tacked a pin at the location of Stanford on a map of California, which his father hung next to his room's door so that he could frequently visualize his goal. "I...

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