"I came in here at 375 and I now weigh 338," said Carmon, who recorded 32 tackles and 3 sacks during the 2009 season.
He explained how he's losing the weight.
"Basically, you just eat the right foods," said James Carmon, who battled injuries and excessive weight most of his sophomore season at MGCCC. "Coach tells me to keep my weight going down by eating right. That's what I do every day, I eat right and do what I have to do. I eat foods that are good for me such as vegetables."
And he's noticed a difference in his physical condition.
"(MSU head strength) Coach (Matt) Balis and (MSU head) Coach (Dan) Mullen have helped me a whole lot by getting me to drop all that weight," said the 6-foot-7 defensive tackle. "I have more wind and can move around a lot quicker than I could in junior college."
As for what weight he wants to eventually get down to, he said, "the coaches want me to get down to around 330 pounds."
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