August 2, 2012
Kansas linebacker Anthony McDonald hits the sled before linebackers coach DeMontie Cross during practice on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo
Three years ago, in September of 2009, a Kansas University freshman named Bradley McDougald hopped onto a plane and traveled to the first road football game of his college career.
During his last semester at Notre Dame, Anthony McDonald attended presentations but told recruiters there that they’d have to wait a year for him.
Of all the events that go into offseason conditioning, Kansas University co-captains Dayne Crist and Toben Opurum zeroed in on one number. Forget faster sprint times, bigger biceps muscles or even added stamina. Crist and Opurum’s main focus this summer was to slice into their body fat percentage.