What are some of the things you did to prepare yourself for the season, whether you were going to play or not?
McKenzie: Well I was up here for about five weeks this summer working out with the team. I just found out last week that I wasn't going to be able to play. That really isn't a downfall though that just gives me a chance to learn the defense. I am going to get a chance to learn the schemes, work with the team and get better. I am going to work with the scout team this year and after that hopefully I can move up and take Tim Dobbins' spot when he leaves.
How disappointed were you when you found out you weren't going to play this year?
McKenzie: I am not really that
disappointed. Last year at
How do you compare
You coming to
Banks: It has been in the works since this spring around April or May. I just had to finish up some summer classes to get my degree finished up.
Are you going to be on scholarship?
Banks: Yes I am.
What kind of impact are you looking to make this year?
Banks: I am not expecting to make much of an impact right away. I am going to do everything I can to produce and then next year I look forward to coming back and possibly starting.
What are some of the things you have done to get yourself ready for the season?
Bowen: I was here working out all summer. I watched a lot of film and went over a lot of things with Coach Skladany.
Do you like it here at
Bowen: Yeah definitely, I like everything. I like the facilities, the people, basically everything.