Sexton, Dailey Q&As (w/audio)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. --- North Carolina quarterback Cam Sexton and wide receiver Joe Dailey spoke to the media on Monday. Read & listen to what they had to say...

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On the first day of practice under the new regime -

The first one going real well, surprisingly. You've got a new offense, new defense, new coaches; but I think it went real well. We're knocking the rust off off-season and spring break. There were a lot of mistakes made and we've got a long way to go. But, overall, we can be optimistic about things.

How does Joe Dailey's move to wide receiver change things for you?

It doesn't change anything for me. I feel like I'm competing for a job, and I've still got to step up this spring and absorb this offense and try to get it under my belt.

How did you take the news, and how do you think he did?

I think he's excited about moving, and I'm excited to have him out there. Joe and I got real close last year being together so much. I'm excited to throw him the ball, and I know he's excited to get some time out there where he can help us.



On the position switch -

I wanted to be able to contribute and do so without hurting the team more. It was a request they granted me to give me the opportunity to play receiver and quarterback in special situations, as well. So I'm excited about that.

On making the decision -

I came back from break and I felt like I really don't need this, I more so want this. I wanted to do it. I wanted to be here in my last year, obviously, and be around the guys. After that, it was a simple, easy decision to make.

Have you ever played wide receiver before?

I played a lot of skill positions growing up. The wide receiver position is pretty easy, because as a quarterback you have especially understand everything that's going on. I've played in this offense already at Nebraska. Coach [John] Shoop has some tie-ins with Coach Callahan, so this was an easy transition. The constants haven't changed or the terminologies. You just have to be able to execute the routes.

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