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Boone Stutz Prefers Pit Road over Gridiron

By Mike Hembree, USA TODAY Sports Boone Stutz has been whacked by blitzing linebackers and crunched by tackles. He prefers the craziness of NASCAR pit roads. Stutz, 32, is one of several ex-NFL players who have transferred their size and skills to race-day jobs on Sprint Cup teams. Stutz, 6-6 and 275 pounds, is the gas man for Danica Patrick's No. 10 Chevrolet team, a job he began at this year's Daytona 500. As pit-stop speed has become even more important with on-track passing often difficult (and occasionally almost impossible, given aerodynamic realities), teams have moved toward outfitting their over-the-wall crews with bigger, ...

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