Player Quotes - Media Day

Mobolaji Afariogun, Chris Browning and Carlos Smith addressed the media yesterday at Football Media Day. They touched on current players, coaches, opponents and more.

Mobolaji Afariogun

On the offense …

Jermaine Lewis looks great and is going to be a deep threat for us.

On Virginia Tech coming to Waldo …

I just hope it is real cole when they come (laughing). We do real well at home and we're looking forward to playing them.

Chris Browning

On the defensive line …

Losing Allsbury as a person and a player is a big loss but that is football and the guys know that and we are focused. Guys are ready to fill the space. Jon Jones and Ryan Iorillo and ready and have stepped up. [Jeff] Westgate has had a great summer working hard. Hausia [Faleofa] will add depth that will help a lot this year.

On the offensive line …

The offensive line has made tremendous strides. Coach Cummings has come in and provided them with good stuff. Chad Wangerin looks good after the move to the offensive line. Those guys just have to step up and prove it on the field.

Carlos Smith

On the safety position …

The JUCO guys coming in will add depth right away, also moving Feldpausch to weak safety has been great for us. A lot of guys will play, the two-deep looks good. Coach Ake knows what he is talking about out there.

On being back for another year …

I came in with these seniors and I'm now able to go out with them.

On the brutal schedule …

We don't fear any teams, we play whoever is on the schedule that week.

On playing at Western Michigan …

You don't come here just for games, you come here to play in bowl games and championships and this is going to be a breakout season for us.

On impressive newcomers …

Hausia Faleofa, we call him ‘house' and he really sticks out. He is a man out there.

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