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07-04-2013, 11:45 PM
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Originally Posted by slipknottin View Post
Well it's the same for football players, the smaller in size, the more shifty they are (overall anyway, there are always a couple flukes). That's why you see such clear separation in size by position in football. Corners are roughly 190-200, safety's 200-220, linebackers 220-250, etc.

And from watching guys bulk up in football, it's rare they gain significant weight (depends on their frame, but 20+ pounds on a 5'11 player is very significant) and maintain the athleticism they had at a lower size
I agree for the most part, but to gain 20 lbs in the summer from 16-17 years old is pretty good, even if he get's half that this summer he'll be on track.

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