August 12, 2010

DE Lemmens intends to prove himself

It wasn't strange seeing Florida defensive end Duke Lemmens making a late-night purchase at a convenience store just north of campus in July.

That's what college students do.

The difference was, Lemmens wasn't buying beer or Red Bulls.

He left the shop with a jug of water.

"I've never taken my offseason more seriously, " Lemmens said. "I've always worked hard. But everything in my life, I've changed this offseason. And I've put in a full effort -- my eating habits, going out, even my school and I've never been bad in school. I've just been more focused. I feel like I've grown up a lot this past year."

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