Townsel in 2010
|Date of birth:July 12, 1988|
|Place of birth: Dade County, Florida|
|College: Murray State|
|Undrafted in 2010|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2010)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Derrick Townsel (born July 12, 1988) is a former gridiron football wide receiver. He most recently played for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Murray State.
Townsel was signed by the Houston Texans on August 23. He was waived during final cuts on September 3, but was re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 8. He was promoted to the active roster on December 15. He appeared in one game for the 2010 season.
Townsel was assigned to the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League in 2013. Townsel was reassigned before the Predators' first game of the season, but was assigned to the Predators again, following their Week 1 game.
- ↑ "Jaguars Sign Wide Receiver Derrick Townsel to Contract". jaguars.com. August 5, 2010. http://www.jaguars.com/news/article.aspx?id=9122. Retrieved 2010-12-27.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Wilson, Aaron (August 23, 2010). "Texans sign Derrick Townsel". nationalfootballpost.com. http://www.nationalfootballpost.com/Texans-sign-Derrick-Townsel.html. Retrieved 2010-12-27.
- ↑ McClain, John (December 15, 2010). "Season over for Williams, Brisiel and Anderson". Houston Chronicle. http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/fb/texansfront/7340615.html. Retrieved 2010-12-27.
- ↑ "Archived copy". http://www.esks.com/article/eskimos-announced-the-signing-of-import-linebacker-and-import-wide-receiver.
- ↑ "Archived copy". http://www.esks.com/article/eskimo-transactions-sunday-june-17.
- ↑ Leigh, Jennifer (31 January 2019). "NBC's Titan Games host is asked 'only in Florida' question". https://www.wfla.com/entertainment/nbc-s-titan-games-host-is-asked-only-in-florida-question/1742771245.