How does one get from Garland, Texas to Gainesville, Florida?
“I always wanted to come to Florida and I had never been out of Texas before. It came down to USC and Florida, for a long time it was USC as they recruited me first, but as soon as Florida got on me It was all Florida. From there it was just a matter of checking their education program and the rest is history.” Losing so many starters on defense how is the defense holding up so far? “We’re pretty young on defense but we’ll get better and make a lot progression.” Assess your performance so far. “I would say I have performed really well, maybe good. I still have a lot to learn but working with Coach (Greg) Mattison, I will learn to get better.” This is your second year in the program, what did you go through last season? “In the fall I didn’t red shirt so I was in a better position than the other freshman by learning and getting ahead of things.” At 5-foot-11, 265-pounds you’re undersized for your position. What are the advantages and disadvantages to being that size? “Advantage would be