September 20, 2007

The Big Time

Football players are big but Aaron Johnson is big.

He's bigger than the biggest guy at your local gym.

He's bigger than the biggest guy on your team when you played high school football.

He's bigger than the biggest guy in a competitive eating contest.

And after a game or a long day of practice, Johnson feels just like a big iceberg.

Standing 6-feet-7-inches, 320 pounds has both big upside and big downside. Obviously, his size is a big part of the reason Johnson is a Division-I athlete. If he were 5-feet-10 inches, 175 pounds like the rest of us, Johnson would be just another fan in the bleachers, most likely. Just another face in the crowd.

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