Mike Davis: FAU Post Game

Sophomore tailback Mike Davis got off to a surprisingly slow start in the first three games of the season, but he appeared to regain his form on Saturday night against Florida Atlantic, as he rushed for 94 yards and 1 touchdown. GamecockAnthem.com caught up with Davis after the game, and he shared his thoughts on the night.

Question: You had a good night out there. How'd it feel to get back in the groove and running well?

Answer: It feels great. The offensive line and the offense was looking real good tonight.

Question: The running game really flourished tonight. What was it like to be a part of that backfield this evening?

Answer: It feels good to walk back to the sidelines and see the offensive linemen. They're smiling, and they're up and ready to play.

Question: Coach Spurrier appears to be cracking down on things around here. Is the team's intensity picking up as a result?

Answer: I really feel like the team's intensity is picking up, and everybody is just coming together.

Question: Did you feel any extra pressure without Cory Boyd out there?

Answer: No, we really wanted Cory (Boyd) to be out there. He's been a leader on the team.

Question: Taylor Rank had a great game tonight. Do you feel that he deserves more playing time now?

Answer: We're all in the backfield together, so whoever plays good gets to play.

Question: How does it complement you having him step up like that?

Answer: It feels good to have somebody in our group step up like that.

Question: How big was this victory after struggling for the past couple of weeks?

Answer: We're a good team. We're really just trying to get ready for Auburn now.

Question: What do you do to build on the momentum from tonight?

Answer: Just take tonight as a win and get on to next week.

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