VIDEO: Wilson Talks Passing Academy

NC State great Russell Wilson returns to Raleigh for his annual passing academy. Here are some comments from Wilson on the camp and his return to NC State's campus. Russell Wilson Video Interview

"To come back to NC State.. this is the third year I guess in a row. It's been a fun experience."

"It's a blessing really. I think we have 400 kids today... it's exciting."

"I love the game of football, but I love kids more probably... just being around them, experiencing the joy they have in playing the game of football."

"It's been awesome."

"To come back to NC State... it's a very, very special place to me. It's meant a lot."

"I got to throw with those guys this morning. They look really, really good. Jacoby is doing a great job, and coach Doeren is a great coach."

"The indoor facility is pretty spectacular. I got to throw in that. I wish I had that when I was here. I probably would have never left, not never left NC State, but never would have left the building. It's a special thing."

"I think we have 12 NC State football players maybe so that's pretty cool."

"I've moved past [the Super Bowl]."

"We just have to get ready to go, stay healthy, and play fast, play smart."

"I've had a lot of the same people in my life for the longest time."

"Jimmy Graham looks great. He's a special player. He's one of a kind. I'm excited about it... to add him to the mix, it's going to be something else."

"In three years it's been pretty special. We've won a lot of football games and been able to experience a lot of great things."

"Ultimately it comes down to focus."

"When you're prepared you're never nervous and you have a great chance of winning."

"When you're out here with these kids you get to motivate them... see them smile and work out."

"I like the competition, I love it."

"I'm going to love it."

"I always say the loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room."

"God has given me the opportunity."

"To be able to challenge and motivate these kids."

"Whatever it takes to win, that's what I think about in that situation."

"What keeps me motivated is the fact that God gives me the talent to do it."

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