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The New And Improved James Carmon

The New And Improved James Carmon

James Carmon, a mid-year junior college transfer from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, was one of the more highly recruited defensive linemen in the southeast. He also was one of the biggest. Probably too big because, while that weight helped him plug up the middle of the line for MGCCC, it also had an adverse affect on his overall speed and quickness.

And as soon as he got to Mississippi State, the Bulldog coaches immediately had him begin the process of losing weight. "I came in here at 375 and I now weigh 338," said Carmon, who recorded 32 tackles and 3 sacks during the 2009 season. He...

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