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A refined Marcus Mathews

Marcus Mathews

With a number of the tight ends still recovering from last year's uncanny rash of injuries, it was good to see Marcus Mathews being one offensive performer that stood out among the first-day performers. Mathews not only beat defenders in the one-on-one drills on a consistent basis, but he did so after having transformed himself into a new type of tight end.

It's been just over two months since BYU last played in the Armed Forces Bowl back on December 30, but in that short amount of time, tight end Marcus Mathews has noticeably changed. There is something different about Mathews. "Well, I hit the weights really hard over the past couple of months," Mathews said. "I was lifting really hard with James Lark and all my best lifts were this semester. I...

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