- Missouri sophomore Braylon Webb 6'0" 210 is listed as the starter at free safety during the Tigers early spring practices. Webb is perhaps Missouri's most talented safety, and he appears to be playing well. ShowMeMizzou.com spoke with Webb, who is a man of few words.
"It feels good just knowing that I'm out there with the upper classmen trying to compete for a starting job," said Webb, "because every day is not promised out here. You can either go up or down just as fast. I'm just trying to stay ahead of the pack."
Webb said that the experience that he gained last year has given him confidence. Webb is a pretty physical player, and really likes to hit people. But he's also solid in coverage, and exhibits good ball skills to go along with his speed and quickness.
Webb talked about the challenge of filling the void left by the departure of Kenji Jackson.
"Kenji was an all-around leader," said Webb. "It feels very different because someone is going to have to step up. We all just have to do more, and everything will fall into place."
I asked Webb about his goals for this spring?
"This spring, I want to establish the starting position, and just get better each and every day," replied Webb. "And work, work, work."
I asked Webb what he needs to do to get better, and what it is that he needs to work on?
"Just more film work, practice harder, and get back to the fundamentals," replied Webb. "Just work at everything………………………………….. There's not one thing. I have to work at everything, because there's not one thing that I can't get better at. You're never good enough."