Nick Eason, a Lyons native, spent 10 years in the National Football League with four different teams, Denver, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Arizona.
Eason, a fourth round draft pick out of Clemson, played in two Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers, winning it all in 2009 when the Steelers beat the Arizona Cardinals 27-23.
The Toombs County standout played in 47 games for Clemson, earning All-ACC honors in 2002. He earned a Sociology degree and is currently a position coach with the NFL’s Tennessee Titans.
Eason described to our own Rick Snow what it felt like playing in the NFL’s biggest game.
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