"That's probably the worst thing I've been through football-wise, aside from when I was 7 and my mom took all my trophies away," Baxter said, recalling a punishment after a poor performance on a science test.
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"I'll be nervous that first play, but after that first hit, I'll be good," Baxter said. "I wished I could have been there in Hawaii, but the offense overall did really good. We'll be ready."