Exclusive Video: Chad Ochocinco Off-Season Training | STACK
X

Become a Better Athlete. Sign Up for our FREE Newsletter.

"I'm Just Still Me:" Chad Ochocinco Returns to His Miami Roots

June 14, 2012

We caught up with Chad Ochocinco in Miami during one of his off-season workouts at Bommarito Performance Systems, and the Pro Bowl receiver reminded us why he's one of the NFL's best pass catchers of all time. His precise cuts, explosive routes and high-rev motor were just as impressive as his story of rising from early adversity to NFL superstardom. Despite his uncharacteristic sub-par season last year, the workout made clear that Ochocinco is still one of the most athletic receivers in the game.

As the newest member of the Miami Dolphins, Ochocinco brings experience, work ethic and big-play potential to a team in need. Peter Bommarito, Ochocinco's off-season performance coach, calls his client one of the most impressive athletes he has ever worked with. "The strength in his hips, hamstrings, quads—and his ability to break—is something we haven't seen before," says Bommarito. "People have strength, but do you have strength at high speeds?  Does it transfer? He definitely has those abilities, and you can see why he's been so successful in the league."

After watching Ochocinco's off-season training, do you think he still has what it takes to be a difference-maker for the Miami Dolphins? Let us know through Facebook.

Photo: Layne Murdoch for STACK

Topics: FOOTBALL | NEWS
Zosimo Maximo
- Zosimo Maximo is Vice President of Content at STACK Media and a video production specialist. He received an MFA in film and television from the...
Zosimo Maximo
- Zosimo Maximo is Vice President of Content at STACK Media and a video production specialist. He received an MFA in film and television from the...
More Cool Stuff You'll Like

NHL All-Stars Drop In For a Game of Sledge Hockey

What Makes Richard Sherman Tick

(Almost) Nothing Can Stop Adrian Peterson

Sochi Athletes Speak: Dominique Maltais, Canadian Snowboarder

Mia Hamm Rewrites the Record Books to #WINFROMWITHIN

Prepare to Be Inspired by One-Legged Soccer Player Nico Calabria

6 Powerful Women in Men

Amazing 6-Year-Old Surfer Girl Will Brighten Your Day

The Secret to Tim Howard's Success

Joe Mauer

Interview: Lauren Embree on Becoming a Pro Tennis Player

Jeris Pendleton's Tough Journey to the NFL

WATCH: The Touchdown of the Year

The Secrets Behind RGIII's Rise to Stardom

Locker Room Quotes: Week of June 10

Sochi Athletes Speak: Billy Demong, U.S. Nordic Skier

Lessons From a Great Runner: 5 Keys to Realizing Your Dreams

Larry Fitzgerald: 'You Can

James Harden's Journey From Sixth Man to Franchise Player

Featured STACKlete: Brandon Petty

WATCH: The Toughest 5 Days In High School Girls

Fearless Femme: Pro Freeskier Roz G

Colin Kaepernick: A Determined Man

adidas Unveils New Ultra Boost Running Shoe

Meet the Real Gang Behind DeSean Jackson

Fearless Femme: Freeskier Angeli Vanlaanen

Athletes Join the Cause for National Bullying Prevention Month

adidas Set to Drop the D Lillard 1

WATCH: Armless Man Throws First Pitch

Secrets of the World

Under Armour Introduces the Curry One

Meet the 2013 WNBA All-Star Game MVP, Candace Parker

How Skylar Diggins Became the Future of the WNBA

My Day With the King of the NBA D-League, Ron Howard

Sochi Athletes Speak: Shaun White, U.S. Snowboarder

Patrick Willis's Perfect Attendance Record

Study Ranks Paleo As Second-Worst Diet

Nike Unveils 2015 Pro Bowl Uniforms

Cardale Jones Returns to Ohio State University