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SEATTLE — The San Diego Chargers of 1980 had never seen a rookie quite like Harrison B. Wilson III. A Dartmouth grad and the president of his law school class at the University of Virginia, he solicited an invitation to training camp to take his one shot at the NFL. It was an ambition he had deferred for three years out of respect for his father’s academic absolutism. The advanced degree had to come first, then the chance to play wide receiver as a pro.

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