August 27, 2007

Kenny Britt: Ready to prove himself

The preseason polls have been released and Rutgers finds themselves ranked third amongst Big East teams. The preseason all-conference teams have also been released and other players have somehow managed to forge ahead of Rutgers' wide receiver Kenny Britt. That's just fine by Britt.

"I don't even think about that stuff," Britt acknowledged. "I come out here day after day and stay level headed. I'm not worried about individual accomplishments. I just want to let everybody know what Rutgers is and what Rutgers stands for."

Perhaps Britt will have to sneak up on the nation the same way Rutgers did one year ago. Actually, it will be far from sneaking up. Britt began preparing for the upcoming season as soon as his freshman year of football had come to an end.

"We really didn't have an off-season. After the bowl game, we had three weeks off. But me, Tiquan, Timmy and Mike only took one week off. We came back and started running routes every day. We worked hard in the weight room. Everything was fun for us. We don't make it seem like it's so hard for us," said Britt.

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