Paul Perkins on running back race:
Q: so what can you take away from that offensive [audio difficulties]. Do you think the offense is improving [audio difficulties]
PP: I think… obviously, we have some things to work on, but we definitely moved the ball well. We're going to come back and [audio difficulties]
Q: you've been around Brett [Hundley] for awhile. How much have you seen him change in the last year? It seems like he's a celebrity over there. Can you tell he's just the unquestioned leader of this team?
PP: yeah, I played with him in high school. He was a good leader but now he's grown into a great leader and a great friend on and off the field.
Q: what do you hope to bring to this offense that's losing, you know, the all-time leading rusher? Obviously big shoes to fill, what are your feelings going forward?
PP: anything I can help with the offense, that's either playing the F or T or whatever. Catch the ball. Run the ball. However, they want me to play in the offense is fine with me.
Q: how do you feel you personally improved this spring in terms of just making your cuts or running downhill or something like that?
PP: just knowing the offense better so I can play faster. It's a big thing for me so I can come out here and work.
Q: can you talk a little bit about the competition for playing time at the running back position? We've got a lot of good guys this season.
PP: oh yeah. It's fun coming out here and competing with these guys. All of our guys had [audio difficulties]. Looking forward to the competition.
Q: Coach Mora's said you guys are kind of in a dead heat. Is that the kind of the impression you guys have gotten too?
PP: yeah, we're all out here competing against each other. Just keep grinding. And someone's going to get the spot eventually, but I've had fun out here competing with these guys.
Q: have they given an idea of when you guys might know? I mean, it's obviously in the fall, but like…
PP: no, Coach B [Steve Broussard - Running Backs] doesn't tell us that much.
VIDEO: Perkins after Spring
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