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TYLER ROSE and former Texas Longhorn catcher have a reunion on Thursday at the Round Rock Express home opener at Dell Diamond in Round Rock. Tylerite Earl Campbell, the 1977 Heisman Trophy winner, (left) and Rupp, recently signed by the Texas Rangers, talk before the game.

By Phil Hicks, phicks@tylerpaper.com

The Tyler Rose and a former Texas Longhorn catcher have a reunion on Thursday at the Round Rock Express home opener at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.

Tylerite Earl Campbell, the 1977 Heisman Trophy winner at Texas and a 1974 John Tyler High School graduate, and Rupp, recently signed by the Texas Rangers, visited before the game.

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