He says it all works together — wrestling, mixed martial arts and football.
“It’s all mental toughness,” he says. “Say it’s fourth and three and you’re tired. It’s like overtime in a wrestling match. You have to suck it up. You can’t bend over. You have to bring everything. It’s a gut check.”
And that’s just the kind of football player coach Bill Stewart and his defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel are looking for. They feel all they have to do now is add the refinements and build up some more size.”
“Branko Busick is a good football player. He is getting reps with the twos with certain packages and then he is running with the threes. He has a nose for the football and he is a down-and-go player and he is tough,” Casteel said.
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