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Minnesota Native Preparing for NFL Draft

Former St. Francis High graduate, John Santiago has been waiting for this day for a long time. Hear how he is preparing for the biggest day in his life.

MINNEAPOLIS — John Santiago, a former St. Francis High School graduate, has been waiting for this his entire life.  Growing up in Northern Minneapolis, Santiago has been waiting for this day a long time. 

The NFL draft is fast approaching, and the former North Dakota running back is training for his chance in the big leagues.  He has been training with Ted Johnson at

No weights - anywhere. That's right. Those methods are outdated and expose athletes to unnecessary risks for injury. There are safer and more effective ways to build strength for optimal performance and injury prevention. No distractions. No photos. No quotes. No jerseys. No mirrors. No trophies.

In college, the 5-foot-9, 165 pound running back he won multiple FCS All-American honors and Co-Big Sky Freshman of the Year.  Hear how Santiago is preparing for the biggest day of his life.