VIDEO: UW LB Azeem Victor - 9/8/15

The sophomore middle linebacker talked about his 14-tackle performance last Friday in a 16-13 loss at Boise State in his first ever action, as well as coming out of the gate strong.

On the defensive line play “I always have to give love to my d-line. They’re in the trenches. They’re doing their job. They make it ten times easier on me.”

 

On the halftime adjustment at Boise “We’re a young team and it was my first time out there as well. In the second half everything slowed down, and by that time we were ready to just go out there and play, and that’s what we did.”

 

On what it means for the game to slow down “Everything is slow. You just play comfortable.”

 

On coming out and playing better in the first half next time “Oh yeah. We sat back and we watched the game and we we’re prepared for the next one.”

 

On who he models his game after “Personally, Ray Lewis. That’s who I try to mirror and be like. That’s what I like to do, bring pain."

 

On how he felt the day after making 14 tackles against Boise State “Oh man, it feels like you got beat up with a baseball bat. I’ve got to get some treatment and get some rest.”

 

On how he feels about the defense proving doubters wrong “We have some players. We have some playmakers. That’s definitely true."


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