GopherDigest.com: What is your current height and weight? What weight would the Minnesota staff like you to report at this summer?
CD: 5'11", 185 lbs. I'll be about the same when I report this summer, probably will be around 190 then.
GopherDigest.com: What are your individual and team goals you hope to accomplish during your college career?
CD: Individual goal is to start as a true freshman and be all Big-Ten and a freshman All-American. My team goal is to win a Big Ten championship and a New Years Day bowl bid.
GopherDigest.com: What are you looking to work on the most this spring to prepare yourself for Big Ten football?
CD: My strength, speed, footwork and ball skills.
GopherDigest.com: What future moment are you looking forward to the most as a Golden Gopher?
CD: Graduating from the University of Minnesota as it'll be an honor to have a college degree.
GopherDigest.com: What was the main reason you chose to attend the University of Minnesota?
CD: The football tradition there and the school. With academics, it's all about how it could benefit my future with the different business internship opportunities with Fortune 500 companies.
GopherDigest.com: What team do you want to beat the most as a Gopher and why?
CD: Iowa just because of the huge rivalry.
GopherDigest.com: Is there any unfinished academic business or are you all set to enroll at Minnesota?
CD: All set.
GopherDigest.com: If you don't make it to the NFL, where do you see yourself in 10 years?
CD: A marketing manager of a Fortune 500 company.
GopherDigest.com: What is it about Coach Claeys and the coaching staff that makes you want to play for them?
CD: Just the history of playing in a very good secondary.
GopherDigest.com: What is something you learned about the University of Minnesota that surprised you during the recruiting process?
CD: The amount of opportunites that Minnesota offers you on and off the field.
GopherDigest.com: What position do you expect to play at Minnesota? What other position did the Gopher staff mention as a possibility?
CD: Corner and nickle back and I'm cool with that.
GopherDigest.com: What have the coaches told you regarding how they plan to utilize your strengths as a player?
CD: My versatility as I'll be blitzing off the edge, man to man in the slot and on an island on the outside.
GopherDigest.com: Have you had any communication with other Minnesota recruits and if so what?
CD: We have a group message and talk often.
GopherDigest.com: What player do you model your game after and why?
CD: Tyrann Mathieu because I have a knack for making plays in critical moments, and I've modeled my game from him since I was watching him at LSU.