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Friday Round-Up: Seahawks' K.J. Wright Featured In #FromStateToSundays

Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright is the latest Mississippi State Bulldog to be featured in the school’s #FromStateToSundays campaign.

In partnership with United Way of King County and the Verizon Foundation, the Seahawks launched a new interactive online course, 'Character Playbook,' focused on youth character development and building healthy relationships. K.J. Wright and Tyler Lockett helped kick off the program at Seattle's Cascade Middle School.

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Here's a look at what's "out there" for today —Friday, November 18 — about your Seattle Seahawks:

Wright Featured In #FromStateToSundays

Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright is the latest Mississippi State Bulldog to be featured in the school's #FromStateToSundays campaign, which displays billboards honoring football alums in the city that NFL player resides in.

Wright's billboards will be showcased in three locations in the Seattle area from Friday through Sunday leading up to the Seahawks' Week 11 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles: I-5 Northbound, and two on I-5 Southbound. 

Before being selected by the Seahawks in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft, Wright was a cog for the Bulldogs' defense, starting 35 of 47 games at Miss­issippi State and finishing his college career with 259 tackles (131 solo), nine sacks and 11 quarterback pressures. Additionally, as a senior, Wright helped lead them to their first bowl appearance and victory since 2007.

Along with Wright, Washington's Preston Smith has also been featured for #FromStateToSundays this season. MSU has 12 Bulldogs currently on active NFL rosters.

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes former Seahawks quarterback Seneca Wallace, who posted this photo from his rookie season on Blue Friday.

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