Junior safety Tahaan Goodman talked Saturday from practice in San Bernardino.
On what he's doing differently this camp:
I'm taking care of my body more and coming out every day, well prepared to give everything that I can. I changed my diet and workouts. Better techniques. Getting the stuff right.
On if he feels better:
I feel much better. Each of the things I worked at, I feel much better.
On what he did in offseason:
Overall, speed, change of direction, everything a safety needs to be good, that's what I worked on. I continued to build on that. Going over film, looking at coverages and reading offenses.
On Priest Willis:
When we got here, he was a big part, while we were here together, but now that he's gone, its work and do what you have to do. I haven't talked to him so far.
On if he thought he'd carve out a starting role earlier:
I did but I just go where God directs me, but I work hard and worry about the stuff I need to worry about.
On specifics he worked on:
I really wanted to work on everything overall.
On the influence of Demetrice Martin:
He's a good influence of the development of me being here. A lot of players train coaches, but having the same coach with good information has benefitted me. He wants me to be overall better, a better player.
VIDEO: Tahaan Goodman on Expanded Role
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