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Melvin Lewis: “I Am The SEC”

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Melvin Lewis was featured in the Southeastern Conference’s new initiative, “I Am The SEC.”

Watch as the senior defensive tackle discusses his rough upbringing in Compton, California and how he knew he wanted something better for his life.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

4 Comments for Melvin Lewis: “I Am The SEC”



  1. Larry Skaggs-Stein
    4:28 pm July 15, 2015 Permalink

    Sorry Melvin, but Matt Elam is the SEC, and the ACC, and the Big Ten, and the Pac Ten, and …….



  2. UKChillfan
    4:35 pm July 15, 2015 Permalink

    Happy he’s one of ours.



  3. Silver Fox
    4:43 pm July 15, 2015 Permalink

    Larry, how do you measure motivation? Get ’em Melvin, your story motivates me!



  4. Scott
    5:08 pm July 15, 2015 Permalink

    Knowing more about Melvin’s background makes me want to cheer even more for him. Keep grinding & have a healthy hugely successful season