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One day removed from a jovial meeting with the president at the White House, John Harbaugh was back to business Thursday for Baltimore Ravens organized team activities and took the opportunity to call out linebacker Courtney Upshaw.
“He understands the defense exceptionally well,” Harbaugh said, per the Carroll County Times. “He’s working really hard, (but) Courtney’s weight issue — which he does need to lose some pounds — is that he doesn’t eat right.”
Upshaw is up to 285 pounds after playing at 272 in 2012.
It’s not unusual for a coach to take the chance publicly to get on a player early in the offseason. Harbaugh likely wanted to make sure his linebacker wouldn’t rest on the laurels of winning a Super Bowl and wanted to nudge him out of bad habits sooner rather than later.
“Courtney eats too much, and he doesn’t eat all the right foods,” Harbaugh said. “He knows that’s something that he’s going to have to get a handle on or he’s not going to be the best he can be. He’s aware of it. We have everybody in our building involved in it. He’ll be in fighting shape. I promise you that.”
Courtney Upshaw better watch out, because there is a player on the roster named Adrian Hamilton that is hungrier than ever for an opportunity. Hamilton is the current back up to Upshaw and recorded 20.5 sacks in his senior year at Prairie View A&M. Upshaw better get his head out his butt, or else he could be getting replaced by someone hungrier.
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