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Former Lion Mike Furrey Named WR Coach At Marshall

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ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 7: Wide receiver Mike Furrey #87 of the Detroit Lions rushes upfield against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on September 7, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

ATLANTA, GA – SEPTEMBER 7: Wide receiver Mike Furrey #87 of the Detroit Lions rushes upfield against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on September 7, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Mike Furrey has been named wide receivers coach at Marshall.

Furrey spent two seasons as head coach and offensive coordinator at Kentucky Christian of the NAIA.

He also was a high school position coach in London, Ohio, and spent eight seasons in the NFL with the St. Louis Rams, Detroit Lions, Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins. While with the Lions, Furrey led the NFC with 98 receptions in 2006.

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