Tears, tributes flow for James Gandolfini, ‘a Jersey guy through and through’

Tears, tributes flow for James Gandolfini, ‘a Jersey guy through and through’ (via NJ.com)

The call came for the honorary captain to walk to the 50-yard line for the coin toss. It was two days after Christmas 2005, and Rutgers University graduate James Gandolfini, star of the hugely popular TV series “The Sopranos,” was representing his alma mater during the football team’s first bowl…