Jon Gruden

Jon Gruden's son makes a name for himself as a competitive powerlifter

Jon Gruden's son makes a name for himself as a competitive powerlifter

Throughout his career as an NFL coach and broadcaster, Jon Gruden has been surrounded by a host of powerful athletes.

Pound for pound, his son might be the strongest of them.

Jon “Deuce” Gruden II, 23, is the eldest son of the former Raiders and Buccaneers coach and is ascending to the pinnacle of a sport other than football. He will compete next week at the International Powerlifting Federation World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Minsk, Belarus. His parents will be making the trip with him.

Gruden is seeded second in the competition based on his age and weight divisions.

He’s an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Washington Redskins –...

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