On what Bill Parcells told him that he liked about him: "That I am a physical corner and that I fit the style of their defense and their physical play, and being aggressive."
On if he talked about how he needs to listen to the coaches: "He knows that I am a great person, and he knows what type of a player and person that I really am."
On if he is getting a bad rap for being a prima donna: "That is what people keep talking about. But everybody who knows Vontae, knows that I am a great person, a great player and Bill Parcells speaks louder than words and for him to draft me he knows what type of person I am."
On who delivered the news to him: "I got it from the general manager (Jeff Ireland)."
On what impresses him about the Dolphins organization: "Becoming a great player, the weather and me being a gym ratt, I am going to do my best and put my best abilities forward to become a great player in the National Football League."
On if his brother, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, gave him any advice: "Yeah he said, ‘Take one year at a time and you will become a much better man.'"
On if he thinks that he can handle Terrell Owens, Randy Moss and the other wide receivers in the AFC East: "Oh yeah, I am ready. I am going to get ready."
On how much man-to-man he played at Illinois: "I played everything. I consider myself a complete corner."
On what he thinks is his biggest strength: "Being physical, coming up and tackle. Being physical on run support."
On what areas of his game he needs to work on: "Just to be more consistent."
On if he feels that he will be competing for a starting job: "Yeah that is the name of the game. It's a competitive game and I am going to make all the other cornerbacks much better."
On if he knows any current Dolphin players: "Yeah, actually I played against Ted Ginn, I know him from playing him at Ohio State."
On playing for Illinois coach Ron Zook: "He took me through the ropes to become a better player, and he told me what it takes to reach your next level."
On where he is now and how many people are with him: "Actually in downtown (Washington) D.C. I have about 100 family members here."
On if he is at a club or hotel: "It's sort of like a restaurant."
On his expectations for his rookie season: "My expectations is to be the defensive player of the year in the National Football League."