August 15, 2009

Damien Thigpen impressing with speed

True freshman running back, Damien Thigpen created quite a stir over the summer when he blazed a 4.28 forty, a time that happened to be the fastest time on the team. He has shown some of his explosiveness in the early going of camp, especially on Friday Night. caught up Thigpen to see how he likes living on the west coast and playing ball for UCLA. Last at this time were you already committed to Tennessee?

Thigpen: "Yes sir…" It's a big change from the south to the west coast. How are you making the transition?

Thigpen: "It has been really smooth. I am having fun out here and really enjoying where I am at and I feel it is the right place for me."

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