VIDEO: Su'a-Filo on Pro Day

UCLA offensive lineman Xavier Su'a-Filo talks about the decision to go pro early and improving his draft stock Tuesday...

Xavier Su'a-Filo talked about his performance at UCLA Pro Day on Tuesday.


On his pro day:
It was good. Another great day to improve and get better. My goal coming out was to compete. Do it all and prove what I did at the combine, not be satisfied and compete.

On if there were specific things he worked on since the combine:
I've been trying to imrpove on all of them. I just wanted to make sure I gave all that I had. It was another work day for me. They said I was 6-4 and weighed in at 305 today. My goal is to work hard. I can't control where I get drafted, but that would be a dream come true to go on the first day. All i can do is show the coaches.

On being a potential first round pick:
That's been my goal. I went to the combine and tried to show that. I personally think I am. It all depends on team needs.

On if teams are telling him guard or tackle:
I'm hearing guard and tackle. I can do it all. Never center.

On making a bigger name for himself:
I think just a lot of going to the combine, people didn't know who i was. What a lot of people want to see me do is clean up things in pass protection and learn other schemes. We run the tempo at UCLA so a lot of people want to see me clean up some things.

On what Coach Mora told them:
He told me he was proud of me, to work hard and was very complimentary. I had some great things to say about him too. It was a privilege to play for him.

On Coach Alosi:
Coach Alosi is the real deal, he cares about us players, on and off the field. Taught us how to be a professional. This whole staff reflects that. I was relaxed, calm and cool because of that.

On if he was satisfied with his performance:
I can never be satisfied. This is only the beginning. We have a lot of time until May and the draft and then until training camp. I can't tell you how excited I am. This is my dream, since I was a little kid. I can be good at this if I always stay hungry.

On what teams asked him:
I was gone for two years so they wanted to know what I was all about, my family and background. My perception to them, I had to change or make true what was already said about me. Trying to prove to them.

On if they asked about his LDS mission:
They did. They asked me a lot of things about my mission, what I did out there for two years, what i was able to do, what I wasn't able to do. I think I have a lot of untapped potential that I think I can work on.

On if being gone for two years contributed to his decision to leave early:
I think that it did a little bit. I felt like I was ready. Throughout the season I talked to my coaches and confided in them, Coach Mora, Coach Klemm and my dad. It would have been fun to play another year in college, but I was ready and couldn't wait any longer and I'm excited for this opportunity and ready to take this next step in my professional career.