Fisher Feels Stronger Then Ever

Tiger starting left tackle returns from spring injury to a strong start in pre-season camp

Recently, Missouri starting left tackle Elvis Fisher took time after practice to visit with ShowMeMizzou. He talked about fall camp, and the upcoming season.

Fisher is fully recovered from off-season shoulder surgery.

"(My) shoulder feels good," said Fisher. "It feels kind of weird to get back out there. I haven't hit anyone since December. But, it feels good. It feels a lot stronger, to be honest. I got my strength back. I got my speed back."

Fisher talked about going against Aldon Smith.

"Aldon's a good player," said Fisher. "He's gotten a lot better since the last time I went against him. He's quicker, stronger, and faster. But, we all are. Going against the best every day is going to be awesome."

The 6'5" Fisher reported weighing in at 294 lbs., and said that he "PRd", established a new personal record, in every aspect of the physical testing the team underwent prior to camp. He reported a bench press of 405 lbs., and a vertical jump of 30", to go along with a most recent 40-yard dash time of 4.96 seconds.

Fisher talked about the Tigers' new starting left guard, Justin Britt. He referred to Britt as a good technician, and said that Britt is "quick, fast, and smart".

Fisher said that he feels that the Tigers' O-line will be better this year, and indicated that he's impressed with some of the new guys. He cited his goals this fall as just to keep getting better, and to be ready to beat Illinois.


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