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Smitherman Picks Bulldogs

Maurice Smitherman just about had his choice of schools from around the country, but the Alabama native elected to remain in the southeast. Just moments ago, Smitherman picked up the phone and made the call on his college destination. After consulting with family, Smitherman has committed to Mississippi State.

"I just couldn't pass on the chance to play for Coach Deshea Townsend," said Smitherman. "He is one of the best cornerback coaches in the nation. "He wanted me to come and play for him and I just couldn't pass that up." Smitherman reports that he called Towsend earlier to inform him of his decision. "He was all hype, but he couldn't get too... Recommended Stories

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