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Why a Wrestling Background Makes NFL Prospect Harrison Phillips a Nightmare For Offensive Linemen

Nose tackles aren't supposed to stuff the stat sheet. Tasked with lining up directly over the center, your typical nose tackle is chiefly concerned...

With a Lightning-Quick First Step, Mo Hurst Is Ready to Disrupt the NFL

Mo Hurst is a blur. As he gets into his stance, he coils up 292 pounds of energy. With his eyes trained on the football, he itches to unleash it. H...

Former USC RB Ronald Jones Is Determined to Prove He Can Be the NFL's Next Do-It-All Back

They told Ronald Jones he was too small. They told him he was too weak. They told him he couldn't pound it between the tackles like a true workh...

The Young Pro: Christian Kirk Has Been Working Like an NFL Veteran His Entire Football Life

From the moment he first strapped on a helmet, Christian Kirk has had visions of becoming a professional football player. "I started playing when I...

Ohio State's Sam Hubbard Went From Lanky Lacrosse Star to Terrifying Defensive End Prospect

Sam Hubbard's recruitment to Ohio State began at a dodgeball game. In 2012, Urban Meyer stopped by Archbishop Moeller High School (Cincinnati, Ohio...

How Former Zero-Star Recruit Levi Wallace Walked on at Alabama and Built Himself Into an NFL-Caliber Cornerback

Just a few short years ago, Levi Wallace thought his football career was over. He graduated from Tucson (Arizona) High School with exactly zero sch...

Meet the Ironman of the 2018 Draft: Michigan's Mason Cole Carries His 104 Consecutive Start Streak Into the NFL

Mason Cole has one of the most unique streaks in all of football. At East Lake High School (Tarpon Springs, Florida), Cole seized a starting spot a...

How the Ultra-Versatile Jaylen Samuels Became the Most Intriguing Offensive Weapon in the 2018 NFL Draft

In football recruiting, you'll occasionally see a player's position listed as "ATH." The abbreviation is short for "Athlete," and it's reserved for...

Meet Vita Vea: The Freakish 347-Pound Defensive Tackle Ready to Ruin Your Game Plan

Imagine a football player. Got it? Now, imagine him bigger. Like 6-foot-4, 347 pounds big. Now imagine he can Bench Press 225 pounds for over 40...

Former Mizzou Linebacker Eric 'Zeus' Beisel Has Dedicated His Life to the Pursuit of a Championship

The sun is setting over the practice field at Rockwood Summit High School, but one player remains. Dripping sweat, he squats across from a one-man ...

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