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No such thing as an off-season, part two

If you've ever been to a Steve Sarkisian practice then you know you'd better keep your head on a swivel, or you're liable to get run over. They run everywhere and change fields so much that they actually accomplish some conditioning by running back and forth between Husky Stadium and the east field.

There is always a lot of rapid-fire activity in this system and you know that these kids are now in better shape because of it. You can also see that they are noticeably stronger. It takes a lot of hard work and coordination of staff to properly condition a team, and it obviously starts in the weight room with coach Ivan Lewis and his specific staff of football conditioning trainers. Lewis and...