Damon Harrison's new strict diet has him hungry for some success along the Jets' front line this season.
Harrison's diet hasn't always been perfect, though. The defensive tackle is a monster at 6-foot-4 and 335 pounds, and he quickly gained a unique nickname after being signed as an undrafted free agent this offseason: Big Snacks.
According to SportsNet New York's Jets blog, defensive line coach Karl Dunbar used to leave Rice Krispie Treats on Harrison's desk during team meetings throughout minicamp and training camp. Dunbar apparently wanted to encourage the big man to lose weight and thus become more mobile, and using the tasty treats was his way of motivating the rookie.
"He would often leave one there for me, just leave it there and not say a word," Harrison told TheJetsBlog.com. "I never had one that he put in front of me. Sometimes, I'd turn it on him and leave one on his desk."
Harrison played defensive tackle at William Penn University before going undrafted. His story i...