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Aggies walk-ons break stereotype

Updated: September 17, 2003, 5:50 PM ET
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

Texas A&M junior Anthony Squillante has seen the movie "Rudy." And as much as he loves the inspirational story about achieving goals against all odds, it makes him sick.

Not because he doesn't like Notre Dame or is annoyed by actor Sean Astin. But because he's a walk-on, just like Rudy. And all the movie did was further perpetuate stereotypes that walk-ons are undersized, under skilled pieces of meat.

"By no means am I close to Rudy," Squillante said. "But the association with walk-ons ...

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