AUDIO + QUOTES: Jacoby Brissett

PINEHURST, N.C. -- Here is a collection of audio and quotes from NC State senior quarterback Jacoby Brissett.

Jacoby Brissett

"Once we do those things everything else will take care of themselves."

"We need to be a more consistent team... know who we are, be who we are."

"Play our game every game... no matter who the other team is or whatever the circumstances may be."

"It was a great fit for me. I saw they wanted to help young men and athletes become better outside of football. I twas better for me."

"You don't want to go anywhere that you'll sit out again, but also you want to go where you know you'll be challenged to become better."

"It's one of the hardest things I've probably ever done. The idea behind it is to go somewhere you're going to play."

"It took that year of me setting out to gain the respect of the players. I couldn't go in there from day one and say I'm the leader of the team... it took a while, and I'm still gaining a higher level of respect from the players."

"It's the leadership aspect... I feel like in those hard times I need to step up and calm the storm better than I did last year. Everything else will take care of itself. The players will understand the situation... they'll make more plays and I'll make more plays."

"They are still a great team with a lot of great players coming back. It will depend on how we come out and play... how we approach the game."

"It's a possibility that it may be my last time playing football... you have to make sure it's the best one."

"Countless hours of spending time with the players, on and off the field."

"We're working on things."

"It's one of the main focal points for our offense... to protect the ball."

"It's grown a lot. With a lot of new guys coming in, freshmen coming in... the leadership of our program is vital right now and I feel like it's my job to step up and be that guy for us."

"I can't wait to see him play. [Bra'lon Cherry] is a guy you're lucky to have on your team. He's tough... I'm lucky to have him on my side."

"I pride myself on leading by example."

"It built up over time and it's still going right now. We have a lot of players coming in that's looking to play and we have guys... it takes leadership and it's something I have to step up and do."

"He was at the Manning Passing Academy... I'm laid-back. I don't put up with a lot of stuff... all the players that play with me know that when we're on the field it's all business."

"It helps us believe in each other more. To win those games we see we can play with anybody."

"We were one or two plays away from changing the outcome of those games."

"There's a lot of great players and great teams in this conference."

"I feel like we have a lot of great weapons on the receiver corps. It's my job and the team's job to help them make plays... I feel like they've got better since day one of the summer training."

"They are great players and they create mismatches all over the field."

"I never knew he wore a red blazer until I got here. He wears a red blazer on gameday."

"He's one play away from playing and I just need to make sure he's ready to play at anytime."

"He's a great player. He's going to be great for the program and great for our team. When he gets his time, whenever that may be, I know he's going to do great things with it."

"A lot of the players still have that same excitement."

"It's a new season and teams are coming for us so we have to be ready to play."

"That's obviously one of the things... you don't want anybody to get hurt, but like I said, whatever it takes to win."

"It lets you know that they care about my body. For me to be the best quarterback on this team and the best Jacoby for this team I have to be healthy. That's something I have to work towards for the end of the year."

"He's a cool guy I don't know. I was with him at the Manning Passing Academy and we hung out some there. Being here... interacting with him, talking with him."

"Not really... he's a human being at the end of the day so you get past that. He's a good guy... really good quarterback, really good dude."

"He does most of the talking. He talks way more than I do."

"Each week you're playing against one of the premier quarterbacks in the country."

"That... it's going to happen soon."


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