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Townsend, Cornerbacks Finding A Fast Fit

It's common enough to watch Bulldog players doing penalty push-ups after a bad play. But their coaches? In the case of Deshea Townsend, absolutely so. The newest member of Mississippi State's defensive staff will drop to the turf immediately if he throws a ball where his cornerback can't catch it in drills.

"We always talk about getting spoiled," Townsend said. "I threw a couple of bad ones today, so I had to do a couple of push-ups." Of course several more, ummm, veteran coaching cohorts will point out that it is a lot easier for the ‘pup' of this staff. Not only is Townsend still a relatively young 37 (birthday on September 8) but he's only a couple years removed from a NFL playing career. So the...

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