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August 26, 2013UCLA offensive lineman Simon Goines is back from a knee injury, and he spoke about his return and health Monday.
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-Goines said his injured knee is getting better and better, and he's taking things day-by-day.
-Goines said he was initially "scared" about his knee injury, which he said turned out to be just a bone bruise.
-Goines said the current knee injury is on a different knee than he injured last year.
-Goines said he's down from 330 pounds to 317 pounds this year. He said he feels a lot better, more in shape and lighter on his feet.
-Goines said he's going to rely more on his punch at left tackle, where he feels more comfortable at because that was his high school position.
-Goines said Cassius Marsh is one of the hardest players to block this year. Of the freshmen, Kylie Fitts and Kenny Clark have also been handfuls for him.