VIDEO: Vanderdoes Gets Back In

Eddie Vanderdoes

Eddie Vanderdoes finally worked in during team drills, and said that his back is feeling much better...

Eddie Vanderdoes talks about working in with the team:

On getting back in:
It felt great, finally getting to hit for the first time since the last game of the season. It was kind of nice and a big relief. I was very antsy. I felt like I had a lot of energy. It was kind of nice that since I was hurt, I learned not to take anything for granted, football wise. It was that much more precious for me to get in and get reps. I haven't lifted in about three weeks.

On his back:
The back is feeling a lot better. I don't know exactly what it was, but I know there was something with my disk. Inside of it, it was moved a little bit. What they were doing it was moving it, getting the swelling down inside of it. A lot of stretching, a lot of combo work on the training table. The last few days I was hurting a little, but I wanted to get in. They wouldn't let me until they felt I was 100% ready to get in and I finally felt like that. The problem was, I would have been back last week, but I rushed it. First practice I was hurt, being a freshman, I wanted to be out there, and that's when I really messed it up. Then I got better, rushed it back again, and I messed it up.

On if he was worried it was serious:
For a little bit, yeah, but all I know, it's not serious. I'm just going to keep going and if I feel something, I'll let Coach Alosi take care of me. I'm probably about 85%. Recommended Stories