GopherDigest.com: What is your current height and weight? What weight would the Minnesota staff like you to report at in the summer?
GW: I'm 6'5" 315 lbs. They never told me any weight they want me at.
GopherDigest.com: What are your individual and team goals you hope to accomplish during your college career?
GW: As an individual, I want to help the team in every way possible and be whatever the coaches need me to be. As a team, I think that they were very close to being really good. Building on that and getting over that hump will be our goal..
GopherDigest.com: What are you looking to work on the most this spring to prepare yourself for Big Ten football?
GW: Technique and adjusting to playing beside a new group of guys.
GopherDigest.com: What future moment are you looking forward to the most as a Golden Gopher?
GW: Putting on that uniform for week one is going to be a special moment for me.
GopherDigest.com: What was the main reason you chose to attend the University of Minnesota?
GW: The coaching staff and players. They're a great group of guys.
GopherDigest.com: What team do you want to beat the most as a Gopher and why?
GW: For me, that game at Nebraska is going to be exciting. It's close to home and there will be a lot of family and friends there.
GopherDigest.com: Is there any unfinished academic business or are you all set to enroll at Minnesota?
GW: I'm all set.
GopherDigest.com: If you don't make it to the NFL, where do you see yourself in 10 years?
GW: Owning a restaurant or small business as I've always wanted to run a restaurant for some reason. That or I could be a Sports agent.
GopherDigest.com: What is it about Coach Claeys and the coaching staff that makes you want to play for them?
GW: They care a lot of their players and it shows.
GopherDigest.com: What is something you learned about the University of Minnesota that surprised you during the recruiting process?
GW: I was surprised how nice everything was as I've never seen a campus that looks like that. It looks like the city and I thought downtown in a city on campus.
GopherDigest.com: What position do you expect to play at Minnesota? What other position did the Gopher staff mention as a possibility?
GW: We talked about either guard position. And I could play a little tackle if it's needed.
GopherDigest.com: What have the coaches told you regarding how they plan to utilize your strengths as a player?
GW: A lot of the schemes that they run are ones that I've ran before, so I'm already somewhat familiar with some of the things that the offense does.
GopherDigest.com: Have you had any communication with other Minnesota recruits and if so what?
GW: I've talked to some of the other commits as I got to meet quite a few on my official visit. Everyone is excited to get things going.
GopherDigest.com: What player do you model your game after and why?
GW: Honestly, I haven't had much time to model my game after anyone. I've been so focused on learning the position that I haven't really watched many guys.