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Townsend Heads Home to Mississippi

Townsend Heads Home to Mississippi

Mississippi State was looking to make a splash hire for the open cornerbacks coaching position. It appears that Coach Dan Mullen has done just that with the addition of former Pittsburgh Steelers great Deshea Townsend.

Townsend prepped at Mississippi high school super power South Panola where he led the Tigers to the 1992 5A state championship game. After a standout high school campaign, Townsend signed with Alabama where he put together an All-SEC career. A fourth round draft pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1998 NFL draft, Townsend was part of two Super Bowl winning teams during his 13 year...

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