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A bird's-eye view
GSU's Melton knows what the Eagles have
2012 POY 083 WEB
Georgia Southern quarterback Jerick McKinnon sweats out some bench presses as the football team gets busy with offseason workouts at Iron Works in this Herald file photo.
When it comes to how good Georgia Southern’s football team is going to be before a new season approaches, nobody knows better than Tom Melton. The GSU director of strength and conditioning has a bird’s eye view of everybody’s progress when it comes to size, strength and speed, and it’s gotten to the point where when he makes a prediction, people listen. “It’s funny,” Melton said.