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McCalister added weight, ready to play

Immediate playing time plays a role in the recruitment of most high school prospects. Alex McCalister was never like that. He knew he was a project on the football field and needed time to add weight to make him a complete pass rusher. After two seasons, McCalister thinks he’s ready to make an impact.

The speed was never a problem for McCalister. It’s what attracted the Florida coaches to him and what made him an ideal candidate to be a speed rusher after a few years on the bench. He came to Florida at 206 pounds, but his 6-6 frame made him an intriguing prospect. College coaches watched his film, saw him in person and were always left with thoughts of what could be if McCalister was able to...

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