"It motivates me to work harder," he said. "I guess they didn't think I worked hard enough at the last level, so I have to step it up. I think my [college stats] shouldn't be overlooked. The yards speak for themselves. But at the same time, I guess it wasn't enough. So I have to work harder."
"It was definitely what I expected," he said. "It was a grind. Learning all the plays, spending the time in the meeting room, coming out here practicing and then going to the meeting room again. It's a grind. It's a job."