Tennessee Titans’ Tuzar Skipper is no stranger to hard work. After receiving a scholarship to the University of Toledo, Skipper earned his bachelor’s degree in just three years, and began work on his master’s immediately. His hard-nosed approach carries over to the field, where he employs what he calls the “dog mentality.” “The dog mentality is basically never letting someone outwork you,” Skipper said. “You are always outworking the next man in front of you, even your teammates. It’s the first one in the weight room and the last one out. Racking up a team-best five stacks, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed Skipper as a UDFA. He made the team’s 53-man roster, but was waived shortly prior to the Steelers’ first regular-season game due to a need for greater depth at gunner. Pittsburgh fully intended to resign him—and did—in November 2019. The Steelers waved Skipper at the start of the 2020 season and he signed with the Tennessee Titans practice squad shortly after.
“Without CarnoSyn, I would not be able to hit the numbers that I hit, especially with the bench press – going from 19 to 26 reps in 28 days.”