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CAMERON RIDLEY: BIG MAN ON CAMPUS

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Picture courtesy: Cameron Ridley Twitter Account (@cam_ctmd55)

 

AT 6’9” and just shy of 300 pounds, freshman center Cameron Ridley began his collegiate career as the big man on campus. But as Texas started piling up the losses, Ridley started shedding the weight. Stringent workout sessions and healthier eating have contributed to the effort, and Ridley’s progress hasn’t gone unnoticed.

“He’s down to 274,” head coach Rick Barnes said, “which is a long way from where he started.” Ridley’s weight loss has turned ...

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James Schleicher is the publisher of Horns Illustrated magazine. He's also a fifth generation Texan and lifelong Austinite. Follow @HornsIllus twitter to keep up with all things Horns Illustrated.