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Can Mike Elko Bring Sanity to Aggie Football?When a couple of Duke football players were twenty minutes late for then-new head coach Mike Elko’s first conditioning session two years ago, they were introduced to something he called an “accountability” workout. So grueling were the sprints, drills, and assorted other tortures they endured that tardiness wasn’t an issue for the rest of the season.“Like, wild,” Elko told the Athletic earlier this year. “It just caught root that quick.”Duke center Jacob Monk remembered his first telephone conversation with the coach.“Do you love football?” Elko asked.“Yes, sir,” Monk told him.“We’ll see how much everyone loves football,” Elko replied.Monk thought about that conversation when Elko introduced “Spartan Fridays” to the Duke training regimen. Included in the hours-long conditioning sessions were a hundred yards of lunges while carrying…

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