Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  By ZAC JACKSON  |  Last updated 8/12/13
AKRON, Ohio - There are perks to being associated with four-time NBA MVP LeBron James. They're often shiny and almost always involve a swoosh. That never really hit home with Dante Booker Jr. until last Saturday night, when Booker found himself in the football locker room at Akron's St. Vincent-St. Mary High School standing next to James -- and in front of the new Nike uniforms James donated to his alma mater. James himself suited up in the all-black version while Booker, who's committed to play linebacker at Ohio State after graduation next June, modeled the green. More than 2,000 fans awaited in the adjacent stadium knowing they were going to see James but not knowing exactly what to expect from the uniforms. That included Booker, who got no preview before being told to suit up. "I couldn't believe my eyes," Booker said. "It was an awesome opportunity." A few minutes later they were officially introduced, James in the No. 9 he wore for the three years he played football at the sch...
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