June 12, 2006

Savage getting ready for UCLA

Morse High School in San Diego does not break for the summer until June 20, which means defensive tackle and incoming UCLA freshman Darius Savage has about five days to transition from his high school to college career. The short break does not bother the 6-4, 332-pound Savage, in fact, he cannot wait to get on campus and start his life as a Bruin.

"I just have been pushing really hard," said Savage. "When I am really tired, all I think about is playing and coming up on the 25th."

Off-season workouts have been the primary focus for Savage as he prepares for the next level and the biggest goal he is working towards is to drop weight before camp.

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