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No Holding Back for Lion DT Paxson

Scott Paxson.

You're probably assuming this has been a challenging year for Scott Paxson, and it has. But the senior defensive tackle has had some challenging years before, at least in comparison with his Penn State teammates, and he seems to have made it though his ordeal OK.

Paxson is diabetic. He has to pay close attention to his blood sugar or he can become drowsy, lethargic or worse. “You've always got to monitor yourself,” he said. “It's a lot different from being normal. On game day, your emotions are running quick, and it plays a lot of games with your blood sugar. Last week was hot, so you sweat a lot more, you lose a lot. It's just something you always have...

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