At 6’2″ and just 165 lbs, Florida State quarterback Clint Trickett was consuming 4,500 calories a day earlier this summer to try to put on weight.
It wasn’t working.
“I had some blood work done, I had a biopsy,” Trickett said during a recent meeting with Florida State beat writers. “And they said, ‘You have Celiac disease.’ And it started making sense.”
Trickett adopted a gluten-free diet and within a month started to see results.
“You just have to stay away from any kind of breaded food,” Trickett said. “Already I’ve seen two pounds a week gained. I’ve been putting on pounds ever since (more…)