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Former Mississippi State wide receiver Tyler Threadgill dies after battle with COVID-19

Former Mississippi State football player Tyler Threadgill passed away after a battle with COVID-19 according to reports.

Former Philadelphia, Missisippi standout wide receiver Tyler Threadgill died after a battle with COVID-19.

The former standout played at Mississippi State University, after ranking as the number 12 player overall in the state of Mississippi back in 2002.

Threadgill played for the Bulldogs between 2003-07, primarily featuring as a special teams player in 32 career games. As a senior in 2007, Threadgill played a career-high 11 contests.

Threadgill was the son of former Mississippi State quarterback Bruce Threadgill. Bruce played for four seasons throwing 1,317 yards as a senior. He was drafted by the Niners back in 1978 and played in the CFL as well.

Please keep the Threadgill family in your prayers during this difficult time. We at NFL Draft Diamonds send our prayers to the Threadgill family.

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