Insider Exclusive: Q&A with John Tereshinski's Michael Kranzler continues his interview with Chargers rookie tight end John Tereshinski, this time for Insiders only. Tereshinski talks about bucking family trends, becoming an Internet star and improving his blocking as he works to beat the odds and earn a spot in San Diego's already deep tight end rotation.

Michael Kranzler: Your whole family before you played football at Georgia [brother Joe, father Joseph Jr. and grandfather Joseph Sr.]. What led you to buck the trend and go to Wake Forest instead?

John Tereshinski: Well, I had a close family friend [Brad Lambert] who coached at Georgia with my dad, and he went up to be a linebackers coach up at Wake Forest. He had me come up and visit the school. I liked it a lot and sort of wanted to build my own legacy and went up to Wake Forest.

MK: What was it like catching passes from your older brother in high school?

JT: It was pretty cool. Sometimes, he would throw it to me a little high when I was going across the middle and I would come back to the huddle and tell him I was getting him back for that one. But other than that, it was a cool experience. We've always been really close brothers, both on the field and off the field, so it was a great experience.

MK: What was the most memorable play of your career?

JT: Probably catching the touchdown pass to put it into overtime against Maryland with three seconds left [Wake Forest won in overtime].

MK: There's a video of you on YouTube laying an absolutely huge block downfield against Roger Williams of Florida State. Do you feel that you are capable of that on a regular basis in the NFL?

JT: Definitely, if the time comes and I get the opportunity.

MK: What do you think you need to improve upon most in order to have a chance at making the roster?

JT: Probably my blocking, just getting a little technique down and everything, and also learning the system.

MK: Is there anything that you want to say to all the Chargers fans out there or that you would want them to know about you?

JT: I'm a hard, physical player, and I'm always going to give this team 100 percent.

Click here for the rest of this interview, where Tereshinski talks about contributing on special teams, playing college ball with Jyles Tucker and competing for time in San Diego's deep tight end corps.

Click here for an exclusive interview with Wake Forest tight ends coach Tommy Elrod, who explains why Tereshinski is the "wave of the future for tight ends."

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