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Fitzhugh Learns a New Position ... Again

For the third straight spring, Keith Fitzhugh finds himself learning a new position. The 5-foot-11 and 206-pound Georgia native came to Starkville as a cornerback, a spot he played in a reserve role. Then last year as a sophomore, Fitzhugh moved back in the secondary and lined up at strong safety. And this spring with the move of Derek Pegues to strong safety, Fitzhugh has moved to free safety.

But maybe learning isn't the proper word, according to Fitzhugh. More like adding another dimension to his game. "Yes, in a way I guess you could say I am playing a new spot," said Fitzhugh. "There are a few differences in the schemes and all. I am coming down in the box more now with Derek coming over the top. It's kind of like playing middle linebacker, really. But I am fine with the move... Recommended Stories

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