Dorsett talks about moving on

Phillip Dorsett is remorseful on those impacting drops against Notre Dame. Some fans have taken it hard on the sophomore, but he's not going to let a damp mood hold him back against North Carolina. Read on to see what the wide receiver has to say about his comeback.

Q: What are the highs and lows of playing sports?
A: Obviously, everything is not perfect. Everything is not going to be perfect for me. You're going to have bad games, it happens to everybody.

Q: Did you get a lot of encouragement from the coaches and the players this week?
A: I got a lot of encouragement from my teammates, my coaches, and my family. That's honestly the only thing that matters. All the things they say out there – people are threatening and stuff – it doesn't really matter.

Q: What do you see in North Carolina that presents challenges in the offense?
A: They play a lot of difficult coverages. They disguise their coverages a lot. They play a lot of stuff that we haven't seen yet. They have great defense. It's going to be a challenge, but we're up for it.

Q: When you said people were threatening, what did you mean?
A: You know how people get, how sport fans are. Everybody obviously has my twitter account. It's just people out there talking; it never leads to anything.

Q: Did you get a lot of bad mail this week or more positives from last weeks?
A: I got a lot of positives from my real fans, my family, and my teammates. I look at that. It's great to know that I have my support group.

Q: Are you going to try to rebound from last week's performance?
A: Yeah, of course. I can't wait. I'm just treating everyday like it's the same day. I'm trying to be the same person everyday. I'm working on it in practice everyday.

Q: Coach said that he doesn't remember you dropping any passes in practice. It's just not in your character…
A: No, it wasn't. Like you said, I had a bad game. I didn't play up to the standards that I am playing at. I mean, like I said, things just happen.

Q: What did you do to get over it?
A: I went over the film and saw what happened. Looked at what caused the drops. I just go out there and get back to my fundamentals. I just got to practice hard everyday and look at the balls in.

Q: What about Gio Bernard, your high school teammate, have you talk to him lately?
A: I haven't talked to him lately, but I look forward to seeing him in the game. He's a good back and one of the best backs I have played with, ever.

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