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Rebs max in the squat

The Rebel football team did their squat lift max tests today with mixed results, according to Strength & Conditioning Coach Ruben Mendoza.

"It is so close to the season that we took no chances on injury. The squat can be a dangerous lift for knees and backs, so if anyone had a nagging injury, we didn't max them today," noted Mendoza. "The season is much more important than these tests. The tests wouldn't be any good at all if they incapacitated a player for the season." Some of the stronger players on the team did not max. Center... Recommended Stories