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One Ex-Saint Now Plays In Texas

Linebacker Keith Mitchell, selected to the Pro Bowl in 2000, signed with the Houston Texans on Saturday. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The 6-foot-2, 245-pound Mitchell started 61 of 78 games with the New Orleans Saints over the past five seasons. He had 97 tackles, two sacks and one fumble recovery last season. Mitchell's best season came in 2000 when he started 14 regular-season games and had a career-high 6½ sacks, four fumble recoveries, and one interception returned for a touchdown. He also started one of two playoff games for the Saints. Mitchell played college football at Texas A&M.
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    Thursday, December 14 2017 11:13 PM EST2017-12-15 04:13:25 GMT
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    After one season of running wild on the JUCO ranks, a former Gautier standout is finally locking in the Division One football future he's waited for. Gulf Coast running back Deandre Torrey announced his commitment to North Texas on Twitter Thursday.

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    Thursday, December 14 2017 11:08 PM EST2017-12-15 04:08:17 GMT
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    A Coast National Champion is heading to Good Ole' Rocky Top. Former Biloxi kicking specialist Grayson Pontius announced on twitter today he received a Preffered Walk-On offer from Tennessee, and will join the Volunteers in the spring.  

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  • WLOX 2017 Offensive Player of the Year: Tony Brown of East Central

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    Thursday, December 14 2017 10:21 PM EST2017-12-15 03:21:50 GMT

    Tony Brown provided plenty of excitement the past two years for East Central High School football fans.  He also piled up touchdowns and rushing yards.

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    Tony Brown provided plenty of excitement the past two years for East Central High School football fans.  He also piled up touchdowns and rushing yards.

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