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Marcus Hyde’s NFL Draft Journal: Talking to NFL teams, open to CFL opportunities

Marcus Hyde set a William & Mary €ˆrecord for most sacks in a game last season against New Hampshire. Photo: William & Mary Athletics

Marcus Hyde leaves door to CFL open

Marcus Hyde set a William & Mary €ˆrecord for most sacks in a game last season against New Hampshire. Photo: William & Mary Athletics

William & Mary’s Marcus Hyde was a previous guest on the podcast (listen here). Now he is giving us a look inside his life as he trains in hopes of getting a shot to play in the NFL. Read his previous entry here.

Hey guys!

It’s been a few weeks since pro day now and I’m still keeping busy with training. I still go up to Richmond but only three times a week now. We’re doing a lot more conditioning and football specific drills compared to the combine drills we did before pro day.

Shane [Sykes, trainer] has told us the reason why we go so fast with the reps and do so much is because if we get into a training camp the rookies usually take almost all the reps. So we have to be ready for that. I’ve definitely seen a lot of improvement in my speed and strength, not to mention I’m putting on more muscle from all this working out.

Aside from Casey [Muir], my agent, talking to NFL teams I’m going to try to get to as many CFL (Canadian Football League) try outs as I can so I can get my name out there. I wouldn’t mind it at all playing in the CFL, I just want to play ball! I’ll keep you guys updated, thanks for reading!

-Marcus Hyde

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