AUDIO: Pack Players Talk Practice

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Several NC State players met with the media to discuss the first fall practice.

Jacoby Brissett

"There's nothing to hold back for now."

"It's all out from here on out."

"We have a lot of experience up front. A lot of those players played a lot last year."

"We're excited about with their experience what they can do."

"I try to let him know that at the end of the day it's football."

"Don't overthink it... just do what you did to get here. Do it hard, do it faster, and have fun out there."

"I'm still looking for a backfield that's better than ours... not a lot of teams have two backs where each can do everything you ask them to do."

"I know they will do their job... right now they are the team we're trying to beat. Anything that we can do to beat them is fine by me."

"Be ready to come out tomorrow and make more plays... learn what we did from today."

"Just doing something to get you better each and every day."

"We're way more experienced."

"I feel good. I have long sleeves on. I thought it was 60 degrees out here."

Hakim Jones

"He honors the No. 1 jersey to the player he feels deserves it."

"He awards it to the player who basically had the best summer or who he feels deserves it."

"It's something you can't say no to."

"You don't look at the things you've done until somebody recognizes you for it."

"I want the team to be good as a whole."

"There's a lot more confidence."

"I think we can win more games."

"We have one of the best fanbases you can ever ask for... the crowd is always on our side."

Mike Rose

"I'm really happy for his season."

"I feel like we can compete just like anybody else."

"He'll be fine. I think he'll be a good left tackle."

"I played against good players, and they are all good players."

Shadrach Thornton

"The next guy needs to be ready no matter who is starting."

"It's always a feeling that you get in your gut anytime camp comes around."

"Reggie Gallaspy is picking up the offense fast."

"Whether they are sleeping on us or not we want to take the field with the same attitude."

"Block out all the outside talk and come in and play regardless."

David Grinnage

"The quarterback has to see you all the time."

"He'll throw you the ball even when you're not open because if he trusts you he knows you're going to go get it."

"It's deep. We have seven tight ends and fullbacks on our roster right now and we all can play."

"We all have the talent and ability to do what they ask us to do."

"Matt Dayes has some great hands on the team. Jumichael Ramos has some great hands on the team."

"It's the jugs machine and coming out here with the quarterback."

"I don't think it's going to be a problem for us."


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