Denton County Teen Bench-presses 700 Pounds, Breaks Own State Record

From the Abilene Reporter-News:

What drove [Matt] Poursoltani to such greatness?

“When I tore my ACL, I didn’t have anything else to do, so I benched every day. I had to do something. It’s all I had,” he said, quietly and without a hint of braggadocio.

Poursoltani played defensive tackle on the Pilot Point Bearcats football team.

“No one moved him,” Coach Jody Allen said.

A gigantic boy among other boys.