"I was very surprised. I've had many visits in the past couple of weeks and met with a lot of teams. The Broncos weren't one of the teams that I talked to heavily. I was shocked that they drafted me when they did."
On playing his rookie season
"That isn't my decision; it's up to the coaching staff. I'm just going to come in and show them what I can do. Hopefully I can participate and contribute as much as possible."
On what he brings to CB position
"I think I am a very smart player. I know a lot about the game and I think it is important for a corner being how complex offenses are these days. That is one of my main attributes and I think it is important."
On his college degree
"I got my degree in American Studies. I finished both high school and my college degree in 3.5 years. I was always around working out during summers and winters so I would take classes. About midway through, I did the math and figured out that I was on course to graduate early."
On applying his degree
"It's a sociology of American culture. I found out a lot about community service needs, what black communities need. So, I spent a lot of my free time in college setting up mentoring programs and other community service related activities. This something that I am interested in continuing."
On if he thought he would go earlier in the Draft
"I was surprised that I went as late as I did, but I'm just happy to be somewhere where I am wanted and for Coach (Mike) Shanahan to say that he was surprised that I was still there tells me that he has some respect for my ability. That tells me a lot about them being happy that I am here."
On whether he played inside or outside in college
"It doesn't make a difference. At Maryland, Coach (Gary) Blackney (Maryland's defensive coordinator/secondary coach) had fairly complex scheme, for college. At different times I would be lined up at the safety, I would line up at the nickel back, but I played corner."
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