The Throwback: Here and Now

Dawg Post is going into the vault to dig up some stories you should go back and read.

Today's Dawg Post Throwback Story of the day features a piece written by Fletcher Page. In the story, Page details T.J. Stripling's recovery from a devastating knee injury in 2012.


ATHENS – T.J. Stripling laughs when he thinks about how much, or little, he weighed when he first came to the University of Georgia.

The junior outside linebacker weighed 202 pounds in June of 2010, with his long, slender frame making him appear even lighter than that. "It was bad because I had just run track," he said. "It was bad."

Two years later Stripling now weighs 230 pounds, a figure he answers with pride when asked about because he thought he'd never gain that much.

"I didn't. Not this quick," he said.

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