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I want to be the best with the ball in my hands as a receiver – or as a player, period. And I think when I get the ball, my game changes. I don’t know what it is, I just shift gears.
I send my mom money so she can call me before and after every game. It’s our tradition. Have to talk to my mom before the game.
I never want to go to jail. Never, ever.
Our goal is still the same no matter what – win a Super Bowl.
I told myself I was going to get a scholarship so I could get a degree and take care of my family.
Other people will say different, but I’m the best Georgia Tech wide receiver.
I’m one of those guys, you be silent and get the guys on your side of the ball working.
I don’t want to be that guy they say that’s injury prone.
Like, for real, I’m going to be like Larry Fitzgerald. Maybe even more.
I kind of want to break the NFL record in yards.
The main thing is just doing my job the best I can to help my squad out. That’s my main goal.
I hear it all the time, people always on my back about quitting or not doing stuff. Then first time in the Superdome, lights are real bright, whenever I got a chance, I made a play.
They can take a record from you, but no one can take a Super Bowl from you.
There were games where I wanted to change stuff up on the field because I saw it and I knew it would help us.
I love the physical part of the game. But I wanted to be a receiver, not just a big guy playing receiver.
I try to take myself as a leader, as a captain.
There’s no dollar signs involved when I’m playing football.
I’m just trying to be a part of something I can help win. I ain’t trying to be no big shot.
At a certain point, you get banged up a lot.
If you’re still playing in January and February, it seems like every good football team has some kind of running game.
With pain, as long as you know it’s nothing super serious or nothing is structurally wrong, you start getting used to it.
I want to be one of those guys that isn’t forgotten once I’m done. That’s my main thing.
There are two big adjustments you have to make as a rookie. I think the biggest adjustment you have is to know your playbook, and playing fast once you learn it. And then, every cornerback in the league, they’re all good. In college, you might have some who are good and some who aren’t.
To have on a Patriots jersey on and score, it was big for me.
I think it’s important to give back.
When I see the ball in the air, it’s mine. The main thing is to just go and get it.
Not having drops and not taking plays off, if I do that it will make everyone around me better.
I’m a good guy.
I try to practice hard every week, so when I get a chance to go in the game I play hard.
I don’t compare myself to guys who had the same quarterback their entire career. Nothing against that – they’re blessed with that. But I don’t compare my numbers.
I watched some games I played, and there were some where I took a play or two off and missed a couple of blocks. If I have to take a play off, I should get out.
To come out and win a playoff game, that’s just amazing.
I’m going to do whatever I can to play my best ball.
I didn’t want to be that guy they always talked about being a bad guy.
I will have a defensive back on my side, and Peyton will place it in the perfect spot. It’s something I had never seen before. Never. They say I have good corners covering me. But it’s hard for them with Peyton.
All I care about is winning. So when I can’t make the play, the reason I’m upset is I’m not helping the team win.
I don’t rank receivers myself, because I feel like I’m one of the top.
If I have single-man coverage, it’s something that I definitely enjoy and look forward to.
I love Denver.
I’ve had to learn about my body and I’ve had to figure out things that will work for me – I had to change my diet and, having been injured, I’ve been in the treatment room and learning from those guys and people outside of the treatment room.
My thing is yards after catch. I can say it’s one the favorite things to do on the football field.
We’d get $3.50 a bushel. A bushel is a lot of peas. You know how many peas you have to pick to fill a bushel? We would work from 6 to 2, then I’d have to go home and cut the yard.
I think that’s when a good receiver becomes a great receiver. If you know what’s going on with the defense, you play faster. If you don’t know what’s going on, your timing will be off and you’re not going to make plays.
When I drop the football, it does hurt me… The hardest thing for me to do is relax, because when I drop one, I really want to go out there the next time and make a play.
I really didn’t put myself around the wrong crowds.
If I get a chance to make a play on the ball, I take advantage of it.
I’m basically going out there every week and trying to take advantage of my chances.
I would love to be a Denver Bronco. That’s where I got drafted, that’s where I played well.
I wake up every morning and thank the lord above and just thank him for… being able to do what I do.
I always told my mother when I was growing up that I was going to go pro in something, and it came true. All the hard work paid off for me.
I like to lead by example.
It’s such a great feeling, knowing you’re going to the Super Bowl.
Since I have been in the league, playing against the Chargers is a big deal, and has always been a tough one.
I told my mother this and I told my family this. I told them I was going to be the guy who had success. I just want to stick to what I say.
If I play bad, then I feel bad about myself and I have to do it better.
I make plays.
The first person I really saw dominate a game was Jerry Rice. And Michael Irvin.
I was a mamma’s boy. She had me at 15, so we were close enough in age where we could play basketball against each other. We used to play one-on-one and race in the yard all the time.
I think I am capable of doing what any other elite receiver is capable of doing.
I had a lot of drops where I could have made plays.
I’ve always been around the right crowd. And then I became a Christian. Once I did that, it changed my life.
I watched video of Calvin Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald and Brandon Marshall, big guys who do it well. I wanted to try to be better than them.
I was just hoping I’d be drafted in the first round. So to be able to be the first receiver, that was a big pride thing. I can always say now that I was the first receiver taken in my class.
I don’t get into brawls.
If I get hit, I know the pain is going to be temporary. I’m going to hurt for a second and that might be one of those times I run off the field. But then it’ll ease up and I’ll go back in.
It’s football, man. It’s a business.
I feel that if I can get to it, I can catch it.
I ain’t no superstar.
I’m a hard worker on and off the field.
It’s great knowing going into the week that you have a guy like Peyton Manning that’s going to throw you the ball. You know that during the week, he’s working on different things that’s going to help our offense, stuff that makes you get better.