August 4, 2006

Working Hard: O.J. Woodard

How focused is Pompton Lakes senior, O.J. Woodard this summer? Just ask him what his summer job is and you'll find out. "This summer I'm working as a life guard at a local swimming pool", says the 6-foot-4 wide receiver. "Working at the pool gives me an opportunity to make my legs stronger, which will allow me to get a better jump when the season starts."

This is how the summer has gone for one of the top receivers in New Jersey. "Besides work, I lift and train about three times a week," says Woodard. "This season I want be a little faster than I was last year." With a workout regime so intense (I initially spoke to O.J. while he was riding his bicycle) who would have thought that O.J. Woodard would be a household name.

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