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McNeill won't sweat details of conditioning

Discussion in 'San Diego Chargers Hall of Champions' started by robdog, Aug 3, 2006.

  1. robdog

    robdog Code Monkey Staff Member Administrator

    Jun 29, 2009
    Source: San Diego Union-Tribune
    <blockquote>By Tim Sullivan

    <img width="186" height="270" align="left" alt="Marcus McNeill" title="Marcus McNeill" src="http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20060515/images/sp_chargers.jpg" />When the heat index reaches three digits and the football drills occur twice daily, Marcus McNeill can lose enough water weight to float a small fleet.

    The Chargers' rookie tackle was born to sweat. He stands 6 feet 7"½, carries 336 pounds and has chosen a career path that involves repeated collisions with other massive men.

    On a good day, training camp is a grind for the grunts in the trenches. Yet it is balmy bliss in San Diego compared with the Alabama afternoons to which McNeill is accustomed. There, preseason football is tantamount to legalized torture.</blockquote>
    <a target="_blank" href="http://www.signonsandiego.com/sports/sullivan/20060803-9999-1s3sullivan.html">Article Link</a></strong>

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