"I feel like I'm back and part of the team. Just trying to get better for August 28th. I would say I'm about 90-95 percent right now."
"I'll basically be doing everything except for contact. Anything where we are going up against the red jerseys, no go."
"We got a lot of young guys with big talent. Once they learn the defense, get everything going, I think they'll be pretty good."
"We are kind of short-handed at linebacker but we have Nate coming back who has a little bit of experience. We have Ray Michel and a lot more people that played so we should be okay as a defense."
"It's a stepping process. We are just setting our goals low but we are still wanting the big goal and that's the ACC Championship."
"I just felt like I wasn't ready. I couldn't go out with a 5-7 record. I have too much pride for that – I must come back here and must set a tone for NC State. I want to leave a legacy."
"I'm tons more prepared because I redshirted. Going against the first team defense every day in the fall and everything it really prepared me going against good defenses."
"I'm definitely 5'11 - reaching for six foot."
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