August 5, 2008

Top JUCO LB can't wait to get to Auburn

Eltoro Freeman stepped onto the Auburn practice field Sunday afternoon with a smile on his face. He wasn't carrying a helmet or wearing any practice gear. No towel tucked in his shorts, armbands or gloves. Coaches weren't yelling at him to hurry up.

Freeman was just there to watch.

With his mother and younger brother by his side, the 5-foot-11, 220-pounder got to see first-hand what his life will be like a year from now.

What he saw was a grueling two-and-a-half practice. He saw extra up-downs, extra wind sprints, tedious drills, all being done in the dreaded August heat. He saw it all, and he liked it.


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