August 29, 2006

Calvin ready for big season

For the most part, Mike Calvin has been off the radar this summer. The quick 6-foot-3, 195-pound wide receiver from San Lorenzo, Calif., High School has spent much of his time pursuing his academic interests instead of doing much on the gridiron. But don't make the mistake that he's not a serious football recruit. Calvin has several scholarship offers in hand, and now that the season is getting ready to start, he's getting back into football mode.

"I just got back from a program at Stanford for five weeks, which was SAT (prep) and an anatomy class, as well as doing an internship," Calvin said. "But I've gotten back into practice and it's been going good so far. I get off of pass coverage really good and have been working on getting quicker off the line. I'm very fast and I can jump really high, so I'm working on stretching my routes and becoming a better blocker too."

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