May 25, 2006

UM workout program keeping signee in shape

Hurricanes signee Steven Wesley has stayed in touch with Cane defensive line coach John Palermo on a regular basis.

"The last time I talked to coach Palermo was a couple of weeks ago," Wesley said. "When I talked to him we talked about defensive fronts, how the line looks. He said there's no need for me to gain a lot of weight coming in and not be able to move as quickly as before. He said stay agile, work hard."

Which works fine for Wesley.

He remains at the playing weight of his senior season -- 235 pounds.

At 6-foot-3, he runs a 4.8-second 40.

Wesley has been weight training based on the Miami program that was sent to him in the mail.

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