Former Walnut football standout inducted into MSU Hall of Fame

Former Tippah County, Mississippi State and NFL standout Michael Haddix is being inducted into the MSU Hall of Fame. The Walnut native had a long and succesful football career.

Haddix will be inducted into the Mississippi State Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019. The class will be formally inducted at a gala Friday, Sept. 20 and recognized during the MSU-Kentucky football game in Davis Wade Stadium.

While at MSU, Haddix rushed for 2558 yards while at Mississippi State, scoring 20 touchdowns. He added 353 receiving yards and 2 scores.

He was a two time All SEC selection.

After his college playing career, he was the 8th overall selection in the NFL draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. He played 6 seasons for the Eagles and 2 seasons for the Green Bay Packers. He had over 3000 total yards in the NFL, scoring 6 career touchdowns.

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