Niko Porikos grew up in an NTDP billet home. Cool story.
Biz hundert azoi ve tzvansik.
Seems to me that the football boys might have been at a disadvantage. The SEALS, like most other branches, preach true physical fitness. An NCAA S&C program preaches fitness, but with maximized mass. Doing ANYTHING in sand is tougher when you weigh more, muscle or no.