Michigan State tailback Madre London returned to Florida during break in search of more speed

Michigan State tailback Madre London returned to Florida during break in search of more speed

EAST LANSING — Madre London headed back to South Florida at the conclusion of Michigan State’s “Bottom Line” summer conditioning program nearly two weeks ago, the team turned loose for a short break before having to report back this Friday.

The bottom line for London, however, was that the end of July would be no break.

“Madre came back down here to work with me for about 10 days,” said renowned speed training coach Tony Sands, a record-setting tailback at Kansas during [...]

Ex-Piper star Nevin Lawson’s goal is ‘to come back better’ in NFL

Ex-Piper star Nevin Lawson’s goal is ‘to come back better’ in NFL

Nevin Lawson couldn’t sleep the night before his first NFL start.

He was too excited.

He recalled the first time he picked up a football in Lauderhill when he was 7 or 8, the long hours he spent training at Joseph C. Carter Park in Sunrise, the seasons at Piper High School and the extended time he spent away from home while playing at Utah State. Lawson’s dream of starting in the NFL had finally come true.

Then, in the third quarter of [...]

For Sands, life lessons are summer camp staple

For Sands, life lessons are summer camp staple

Sands of time, indeed. Time, as in fast times, long-time and you-better-be-on time.

Time is of the essence for Tony Sands, a South Florida institution when it comes to speed training. St. Thomas Aquinas’ all-time career rushing leader and a 1988 alum, Sands is in the thick of his annual summer camp, which runs through July. He and his coaching staff work with athletes from a variety of sports, though Sands has built his renown training football players, and the campers [...]

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Cardinal Gibbons quarterback Peyton Bender [1] (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) has been working on the finer points of his game this summer, including attending a leadership camp and receiving coaching by retired Miami Dolphin quarterback CHAD PENNINGTON.

“We worked primarily on making reads, and he helped me tweak my throwing motion. Instead of coming over the top with the ball, we focused on bringing my motion around my body. He called it ‘around the axis’ instead of ‘over the axis’. I think [...]

Running Back Brandon “BP” Powell said, he started working with local trainer Tony Sands on his speed

Running Back Brandon “BP” Powell said, he started working with local trainer Tony Sands on his speed

Most mornings before school, they met at 4:30 a.m. at Fort Lauderdale’s Carter Park and focused on improving his explosiveness on his starts.

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McGee is working out with personal trainer Tony Sands

McGee is working out with personal trainer Tony Sands

In the meantime, McGee is working out with personal trainer Tony Sands in Fort Lauderdale. He’s just trying to comprehend the realization of his dream could be just days away.

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Brandon Powell and Madre London two top backs for 2014 class

Brandon Powell and Madre London two top backs for 2014 class

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