A much lighter, hopefully quicker Goodson ready for season after broken foot

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 03, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>University of Memphis defensive tackle O'Bryan Goodson goes through drills during practice Friday, Aug. 2. Goodson has lost 39 pounds since he broke his foot against Wake Forest in last year's Birmingham Bowl.&nbsp;&ldquo;I wanted to elevate my game, so I felt like that was the step to do that with the new defense that we&rsquo;re in now. ...&rdquo;</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

University of Memphis defensive tackle O'Bryan Goodson goes through drills during practice Friday, Aug. 2. Goodson has lost 39 pounds since he broke his foot against Wake Forest in last year's Birmingham Bowl. “I wanted to elevate my game, so I felt like that was the step to do that with the new defense that we’re in now. ...” (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Memphis defensive tackle O’Bryan Goodson came to fall practice almost 40 pounds lighter than last season – a move he hopes will provide him more speed and agility in the Tigers new defensive scheme.

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Jonah Jordan

Jonah Jordan

Jonah Jordan was born and raised in Memphis, graduated from the University of Memphis and has covered the Memphis Tigers for three years. When he's not writing, he enjoys golfing and eating barbecue.


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