Brandon Warren Q&A
RenegadeReport.com: How is it to finally be a member of the Seminole football team?
Brandon Warren: "It's been great. I am just trying to adjust to this weather right now. I went through some cramping problems (Wednesday) but now I am feeling good. I am getting more used to it everyday."
RR: Is it hotter than you expected?
BW: "It's not that I didn't expect it to be so hot here but just adjusting to it is tough. Up in Tennessee it's nothing like this. I feel great and I feel like I am getting more in shape everyday."
RR: I saw you working with the first team today. What is it like to already be working with that unit?
BW: "I am just trying to get in and get as many reps as I can – whether it's third, second or first (teams). Fortunately they put me with the first team (Thursday) so that is saying something."
RR: Have you been able to get to know the other tight ends - Caz Piurowski and Charlie Graham?
BW: "We are all bonding pretty well. We just try to help each other because we are all young and inexperienced. We need each other."
RR: I have noticed that you make catching the football look easy. It almost appears that you are a wide receiver out there and not a tight end.
BW: "It's kind of natural for me to catch the ball. I've been doing it for so long. For me now, when I catch the ball, I am learning to adjust to how fast the defenders are coming at me. Once I adjust to that I feel I will be fine."
RR: What area do you think you need to most improve upon?
BW: "I need to work on my blocking and my technique. You can never be too good at anything so I am just ready to do what I have to do to get better. I missed the summer workouts so I have to work that much harder. I am not as strong as a lot of these guys but I just need some time."
RR: There has been talk that you will get some reps at defensive end. Is that true?
BW: "I think so. Me and Coach (Jody) Allen are supposed to have a meeting about it sometime soon."
RR: When will you start working with the defensive players?
BW: "Right now I am just trying to learn the offense and learn the plays and the system. It's completely different from high school. Once I get that under my belt I will start working on defense."
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