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Hard Knocks: The Story of Kion Wilson


Kion Wilson  hasn't run a cross-country race in four years.

He's 35 pounds north of 200 and the biceps on his 6-foot-2 frame would dwarf any real runner's calves, but Wilson still swears he could run the 3 1/2 miles in under 20 minutes.

"Kion said that?" 

Joe Tresey   asked. The South Florida defensive coordinator stopped, pictured his middle linebacker and then blew out a sigh. "Well, I wouldn't bet against Kion."

Time was, Wilson was the longest of long shots. The sixth of nine kids, Wilson grew up in a gritty Miami neighborhood where menace danced in front, around and even out in the backyard, where an alligator named 

Charley   roamed the canal.

When Wilson was three, his father was murdered. Before he ...

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