Blaine Irby: Pretty good. I was playing linebacker all day today. I think we only had four linebackers and then we had to bring in another linebacker.
IT: Do you feel you have something to prove this week?
Irby: I think I have a lot to prove to Texas fans, because I'm an out-of-state player. Texas fans, they love their Texas boys. They've seen all their Texas guys play in high school and they haven't really seen me play in real life. I want to show them a lot of what I can do.
IT: What do you hope to show to Texas fans?
Irby: I want to show them what I can bring to the table at Texas in terms of my work ethic and just the way I play with high intensity. I'm a hard hitter. If you bring hard work, you can get anything done.
IT: What was it like practicing against other Texas commitments today?
Irby: When I went against Tray Allen, Mike Huey and the rest of them, they all played hard and are good athletes.
IT: Have you talked to Christian Scott about him potentially going to Texas?
Irby: I haven't really talked to him that much about it really. He was the first guy I met around here. We're kind of just talking about non-football stuff trying to get to know each other.
IT: When is the last time you talked to a Texas coach?
Irby: I talked to coach Kennedy on Christmas. He just wished my family a Merry Christmas and told us to just watch the Alamo Bowl.
IT: What did you think of that game?
Irby: It was a good game. Iowa came out, but Texas had it from the first snap. They've been working hard. When I went down there for a practice, they seemed real focused. I'm glad they pulled it through.