“But what is just as important is Carson’s commitment to the game. His commitment is seen in the weight room, during the spring and summer and is one of the reasons physically he has been able to handle the position,” he said.

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“But what is just as important is Carson’s commitment to the game. His commitment is seen in the weight room, during the spring and summer and is one of the reasons physically he has been able to handle the position,” he said.

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