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Cougs have competition for junior college DT

JOSEPH TOWNSEND

JOSEPH TOWNSEND IS maxing out his junior college credit load in anticipation of an accelerated D-I arrival. And he's been busy making big plays out on the edge during Foothill College's spring, ones that belie his 290 pounds. And for good measure, he's picked up another offer in addition to the one he holds from Washington State.

Nebraska offered Townsend (6-4, 296) this past Friday, despite the fact he hasn't played football since 2004, his senior year in high school. "The coach called me up and said he's got my (high school) highlight tape and wanted to let me know, 'Hey, you've got a scholarship from Nebraska right now,'" said Townsend. "The recruiting coach said he was going to try and come down in May. He said...

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