A football player shares his story of how better sleep habits helped him improve his game, reports the Belleville News-Democrat.

Even Bielema admitted some surprise at how well Collins has maintained his agility with the extra weight, though it’s come as no surprise to the running back.

“I think he understood now, ‘Wait a minute. You mean if I lift the way they want me lift and I eat the way I’m supposed to eat and I sleep the way I’m supposed to sleep, I might get better,'” Bielema said. “And (when) that light bulb goes off, some really good things could happen.”