Iraq War vet perseveres to land spot on USC team

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At 26-years-old and Iraq War veteran, Matthew Grooms is one of the last folks you'd expect to find it worthwhile to try, try, and try again to get on USC's football team.

But he did, and though it has earned him a less-than-glamorous position, his work ethic has earned him loads of respect.

The State has a great story on the McColl-native; go read it.

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