USFNation.com: Why did you choose USF?
Sampson Genus: I liked the environment. When I went down there the coaching staff was impressive and I liked the fact they are a young team.
USFN: Do you know any of the current players on the Bulls?
Genus: I know a couple, Allen Cray and Eric Thomas.
USFN: Are you a run blocker or pass blocker?
Genus: I like both, but I'm probably more of a run blocker.
USFN: What are some of your strengths?
Genus: I pull (block) real well and I got good upper body strength. Last time I benched, I put up 405.
USFN: Is there a player on another level, college or pro, that you model your game after?
Genus: Oh yeah, Larry Allen. He's my boy. I was never a Cowboys fan, I just like how he played. He he's quick, great feet and has a powerful punch.
USFN: How are your grades?
Genus: They are great. I have between a 3.4 and 3.5 GPA. I'm taking my ACT again on December the ninth.
USFN: Are you still looking for a qualifying score on your test?
Genus: No, I qualified. I'm trying to get it a little higher.
USFN: What do you plan to major in at USF?
Genus: Probably business or criminology.
USFN: What other schools were showing you interest prior to committing to USF?
Genus: FAMU offered me and Central Florida was in the process of offering me when I committed.
USFN: Are you 100% committed to USF?
Genus: Yes sir.
USFN: Have you talked to Rene Perry since you committed?
Genus: Yeah I talked to Rene (laughing). We didn't say much, I think he's trying to keep things quiet right now. We were talking a while ago and it looked like I would be the one to commit late, but I knew this was the right decision for me.
USFN: Are you going to make an official visit to USF?
Genus: Yeah. I don't have it scheduled yet. I'll go whenever the staff wants me to come.
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