It got bad in the sixth round seeing guys from the Big 12 and guys I played against go ahead of me. I knew I wasn't just a seventh-round pick, and seeing that, it got to me. But after knowing why, it made me feel better. And going to Miami is obviously not a bad place.

He's a straight-up, forward person. He's a drill sergeant. Out on the field I don't see him yell much, but he's a real serious person. Basically he tells us what to do and we get it done. Before the game he gives the best pep talks. ... He makes you want to go out and compete.

I'll get looked at by the doctors again and figure out exactly what happened and what needs to be done.

We all knew what was on the line. It was time to get low and make a play.

We're not stepping out on the field for the first time. We're not in California staying at a nice hotel for the first time either. I think we'll be a little bit more relaxed.

Everyone is talking about USC making history. But (if) we win Wednesday, what do we do? I think there's going to be a lot of stories that are going to have to be rewritten.

A lot of people say we haven't seen an offense like USC. They haven't seen a defense like UT.