Our guys didn't react in a negative manner. They did what they were supposed to do.

He didn't adjust well to the situation, but we tried to emphasize that it was a learning experience. But we kind of reminded him to let the game come to him instead of trying to force things and make plays.

John is a very emotional player, and early on would get out of control. Not to the point of hurting the team but hurting himself. His production has matured the last two seasons because his maturity has seen a gradual increase.

We're really getting into the meet of our schedule. This is really important.

He seems to do well in big games. We worked all week on how to approach (if the other team ran a box-and-1 defense).