FILE - In this March 13, 2011, file photo, college football analyst Craig James is seen in Lubbock, Texas. James has been granted time away from ESPN while he considers running for the U.S. Senate in Texas, ESPN said Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. James would be running for the 2012 Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison. (AP Photo/Geoffrey McAllister, File)