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Tyson readies for football at Georgia

ATHENS – Normally, at Joseph's Home for Boys in Statesboro, they buy their clothes off the rack. And, normally, the house phone doesn't ring off the hook with some of the most well-known coaches in college football on the other end of the line.

Normal, though, started to go out the window four years ago at Joseph's. That's when one of its longtime residents, DeAngelo Tyson, entered his freshman year at Statesboro High School and began to blossom into a football star. It was about then that Amy Futch, the administrative director at Joseph's, had to start pulling out clothes catalogs as Tyson grew into the 6-foot-2, 275-pound...

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