Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 12/4/12
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace and cornerback Keenan Lewis attended the same high school and have been best friends their entire lives. In a report by Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette after the 2009 NFL Draft, he chronicles the duos path from high school to both being drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round. Although the Steelers did not make the playoffs in 2009, Mike Wallace made an immediate impact as a rookie compiling 39 receptions for 756 yards and six touchdowns. As the Steelers’ third receiver, Wallace very quickly became known around the league for his blazing speed and he averaged 19.4 yards per reception his rookie year. In his second season Mike Wallace became a starter for the Steelers and he produced his best year as a pro to this point in his career with 60 receptions for 1257 yards and 10 touchdowns while averaging 21 yards per catch. Last season, Wallace paired with Antonio Brown to give the Steelers one of the best receiving corps
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