LaDarius Owens avoided fried food for three months. There were no shortcuts, no cheating. He overhauled his diet, cutting out carbs unless it was before a workout, being proactive with his future.
Such concessions can wear on any man, let alone an SEC defensive lineman. Owens shed 15 pounds on his diet, without kicking and screaming.
Ryan Wood is the Auburn University Sports Beat Writer for the Opelika-Auburn News.
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