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Kansas State LB Truman makes world stop in weight room

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Kansas State linebacker Jonathan Truman chases down a ball carrier during the second half of the spring game at the Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday April 26.

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MANHATTAN — Every school has “max-out day,” when guys try to better their best in a bunch of weight-lifting exercises — bench press, squat, hang clean. It’s no different at Kansas State.
But when linebacker Jonathan Truman wraps his fingers around the bar, and there is so much iron on the ends that it almost seems to bend, everybody else in the room stops what they’re doing.
They all want to see him post some unconscionable number.
“The dude is a machine. He really is,” said B.J. Finney, the Wildcats’ starting center. “It doesn’t matter what lift, he ...

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