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Football is football, and there are some pretty good players that have come out of the FCS and did well against bigger competition.
Receiver, more than I think any other position, is reliant upon the other 10 guys doing their job really well.
I don’t have any regrets or hold any grudge against anyone.
I believe, regardless, I can be a Hall of Fame player, and that’s what I’m excited to be. That’s not gonna change just because I played at a small school.
I’m a husband. I’m a dad.
I believe in myself.
If you’re trying to prove something, you’ve got a weight on your chest. There’s no room for error.
I just feel I’ve played from a place of freedom.
There is somewhat of a skill to that and an intentionality in practice to be able to not just run your route to catch the ball, but also run your route to catch the ball and know where people are so you can run afterwards.
When the ball’s in the air, as a receiver, it’s just you want to be a Frisbee-catching dog out there.
There’s so many adjustments off of every route that, if you’re able to understand the defense, then you can play that much faster, because you don’t even know pre-snap, sometimes, exactly what you’re gonna need to do.
I’m just so thankful for the guys I get to be around, for the coaches, for my family.
That’s my faith, that’s the most important thing in my life – believing that I have a purpose here, that I was placed with an intentionality of exactly where I am supposed to be.
I just want to do my job.
I pursued the FBS.
I’m now being able to live out my dream but I have such bigger things happening in my life that are beyond football!
I’m just gonna be me. I’m not trying to prove anything.
I’d love to be a Ram long term.
Playing receiver is an art form.
I have this firm belief that when I step on the field that I believe I’m the best player on the field, but I also believe that I’m not good enough yet. Because of that, I need to make sure that I’m striving to improve every aspect of my game.
It was always a point in the offseasons of developing quickness and then also being able to maintain it based on all the different cuts that you do.
I have been studying receivers since I was in high school. I’ve been studying pros since I was in high school.
I look back at my rookie year, and it’s embarrassing watching the tape of what my rookie year was.
God is just so good.
I don’t know what it was, there was just this vision that God revealed to me that we were going to come back, we were going to be a part of a Super Bowl, we were going to win it. And somehow – somehow I was going to walk off the field as the MVP of the game.
In my mind, God made me to play football for a very long time.
I wanted to make sure before I went to bed that I’d see my list of goals and feel good when I put my head on the pillow that what I’d done that day was pointing toward achieving those things. I set them outrageously high because I wanted to have an outrageous work ethic about how I went about my day.
I’ve had moments when I’ve had to bounce back. It’s unfortunate, but you just don’t have time to kind of sit there and stew on things. You have to flush them out, move on.
I’m a competitor, and there’s always some plays I’m going to look back on and want to have back.
I needed God. I needed to trust in what my faith was.
Football is a game of ebbs and flows, there’s mountains and valleys through a full season, through a game, through a quarter, through a practice week.
I’m a one-track mind: Once I start something, I have to finish it.
You’ve got to be constantly refueling. In the morning, it’s fueling for the day. At night, it’s fueling for the next day. It’s a constant, never-ending deal.
I’ve been hanging out with some really good football players and having a few more opportunities to have the ball in my hands, and I think it really just comes down to those things.
I keep striving to be perfect, it keeps you pushing and pushing and pushing.
I can throw the football, OK?
It comes down to inflammation and how do you keep the inflammation down during the season. You can gain back a day just based on getting your body recovered and getting inflammation down so you can go back out there and compete and work. That can be a huge advantage based on what you’re eating.
Anytime you come out there and you try to ‘prove something,’ you’re trying to be more than you are.
Our approach to practice, I think, is paramount!
Like I’ve said, I always want to be looking forward, but once you get too far ahead it’s tough.
I want to execute my job to the best of my ability and just prepare myself to be able to do that.
I’m never going to live in a state of doubt – that I don’t belong here, that I’m not supposed to be here.
That’s football. Observe, orient, decide, act, over and over and over again. The quicker you do these things, the better you’re going to be.
You can’t find a better playmaker than Jesus Christ!
If you can’t create separation at the top of routes and be able to have enough twitch to be able to move people at the line of scrimmage and things like that, I think you will have a hard time separating in this league.
We’re playing 17 games of football a year, and a lot of the stuff that happened before that, those records hold a different weight, being that they were played in those 16 games.
I think that’s the mind-set of how to do it, is every part of my game needs to continuously be improved.
I have a belief in myself and what I can do. I trust in what coach believes in me, what the guys in the receiving room trust that I’ll be able to do. They’re trusting me to be able to play for them and make sure that I’m executing my job.
I believe in the player that I am. And ultimately I believe I was made to play this game, that God created me to be great at this thing.
You can’t get a whole lot done over FaceTime with a 2-year-old.
My career goal is to be a Hall of Famer. That’s what I strive to be. I want to be the very best to do it. To win Super Bowls is a part of that, but the end goal is to be a Hall of Famer.
Obviously, you don’t want to take for granted the difficulty of winning a division title.
My job is to execute my job the best that I can, play after play.
I grew up being a running back, so the guys I really liked to watch were running backs. I loved watching Reggie Bush at USC. It was unbelievable what he was able to do. Priest Holmes was another.
I have a ton of appreciation for every snap I get to play this great game.
In a perfect world, every receiver you put out there is a threat to be able to get over the top.
There’s no pressure to strive to succeed on anything. I get to step into every single day and just enjoy the process, enjoy every moment, just be fully who I am and not feel failure in any way, but just be able to pursue success – and know that whatever happens, it is what it is.
I’ve studied a lot of different players throughout the years. One of the ones that I think I’ve pulled a lot of his stuff and tried to incorporate into my game, and that’s Larry Fitzgerald. The way that he’s able to recognize schemes, pre-snap, allows him to play faster once the play starts.
Pushing through when times get difficult, perseverance. It’s an important trait to have as an athlete, and as a human being in general.
I’ve got so much respect for all the guys in this league.
I tend to get caught up in striving for perfection and not so much the accepting excellence part.
Typically kids with dark-colored hair mature faster than those with light-colored hair.
It drives my wife crazy because I can tune out anything. Whatever it is I’m focused on, I won’t hear anything, I’m just focused on what I need to get done. It becomes a problem sometimes. I’ve been that way from as early as I can remember.
I’d be the first to tell you that stats lie and at receiver more than any other position, stats lie.
They’re not defined by what they’ve done and where they’ve played. It wasn’t NFL quarterback Craig Kupp and NFL guard Jake Kupp. They were just Dad and Grandpa.
I know I’m a great player, so I’m going to come out and just let that show, and that’s going to be enough.
Whatever’s asked of me, whatever my job is going to be on a given play, in a given game, I just want to do it to the best of my ability.
You just gotta control what you can control.
Rarely when you label a group as something does that whole group really fall into that category.
Just want to do my job.
There’s a lot of really good football players in this league, a lot of really good receivers I’ve got a ton of respect for.
The guys that last are willing to put in the time and I almost pride myself on that.
Speed is a luxury in my mind, quickness is a necessity.
I would like people to say that when they describe the type of player I am. Someone that prepares like a pro.
When you have guys who love to compete and do their job – and help other people do their job, and truly take joy in it – that’s when you become special.