From the strange but true files:
Also on offense, [Texas A&M coach Dennis] Franchione said running back Jorvorskie Lane has lost about 25 pounds after suffering from a viral infection. Lane had put on weight in the offseason and probably is still close to last season's playing weight of about 275 pounds.
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Well, that's one way to get back into playing weight. Strange to say, if not for that viral infection the offseason talk in Aggieland may very well have been what a disgrace Lane had become entering spring 25 pounds overweight and going Jared Lorenzen on them.