Illinois showcases current on-field strength training drill through social media
Yes, COVID-19 is a problem right now.
On Friday, Indiana had six student-athletes test positive for the disease. The result? Voluntary workouts have been paused.
For Illinois, however, workouts must go on. On Saturday, the Illinois football strength Twitter account posted a video regarding the types of drills that are taking place:
— Illini Football Strength (@StrengthIllini) July 18, 2020
This is pretty sweet. I’m not a college football player, but, I probably couldn’t even get “big brown” moving to begin with. With the disease seemingly running rampant, performing contact drills isn’t exactly ideal.
So, instead of the classic weight training, why not have your guys push a bunch of lumber around?
Hey, whatever works.