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Lindsey Comes Back Strong After Redshirt Year

Lindsey Comes Back Strong After Redshirt Year

Being sidelined for a year isn't an easy pill to swallow. Chad Lindsey, who sat out 2006 with an injury, knows all too well about that sinking feeling. Using that redshirt season to your advantage isn't something that all players do, but the linebacker knew better. He was ASU's Scout Player of the Year on defense last season and this spring is one of the top performers on the Sun Devils defense.

"I'm feeling pretty good," said the 6-0 228 Chad Lindsey after Tuesday's practice. "I have a lot of things I still gotta learn now, but I'm getting better. Redshirting was one of the hardest things I've ever done. I thought it was over for me. But that redshirt made me work harder than ever." His redshirt season was actually a self-imposed one. Lindsey felt that his back injury wasn't going to...

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