Football – Players on BTN Set (7/23/18)

Football – Players on BTN Set (7/23/18)
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A LITTLE MEDIA DAY SELFIE AS
WELL FOR THE NORTHWESTERN WELL FOR THE NORTHWESTERN
LINEBACKER. LINEBACKER.
THOSE TWO JOIN US NOW ON WITH THOSE TWO JOIN US NOW ON WITH
MONTRAE HARTAGE, THE MONTRAE HARTAGE, THE
NORTHWESTERN QUARTERBACK. NORTHWESTERN QUARTERBACK.
ALL THREE OF YOU WITH US. ALL THREE OF YOU WITH US.
WE NEED THE INJURY UPDATES. WE NEED THE INJURY UPDATES.
FIRST, CLAYTON, BOTH OF YOU FIRST, CLAYTON, BOTH OF YOU
COMING OFF OF KNEE INJURY. COMING OFF OF KNEE INJURY.
THERE’S BEEN A LOT OF DISCUSSION THERE’S BEEN A LOT OF DISCUSSION
AND INTRIGUE IN YOUR INJURY IN AND INTRIGUE IN YOUR INJURY IN
PARTICULAR. PARTICULAR.
WHERE ARE YOU IN THE WHERE ARE YOU IN THE
REHABILITATION PROCESS? REHABILITATION PROCESS?
>>FEELING GREAT. >>FEELING GREAT.
I FEEL LIKE MYSELF AGAIN. I FEEL LIKE MYSELF AGAIN.
AND I NEED TO MOVE FORWARD TO AND I NEED TO MOVE FORWARD TO
PLAY WEEK ONE. PLAY WEEK ONE.
BUT THAT’S BEEN THE GOAL. BUT THAT’S BEEN THE GOAL.
THAT’S BEEN THE GOAL THE WHOLE THAT’S BEEN THE GOAL THE WHOLE
TIME TO PLAY WEEK ONE. TIME TO PLAY WEEK ONE.
THAT’S WHAT I WANT TO DO AND THAT’S WHAT I WANT TO DO AND
THAT’S HOW I’M PREPARING. THAT’S HOW I’M PREPARING.
>>WHEN YOU SAY THERE ARE A FEW >>WHEN YOU SAY THERE ARE A FEW
THINGS YOU NEED TO DO, WHAT DOES THINGS YOU NEED TO DO, WHAT DOES
THAT MEAN, THINGS YOU NEED TO THAT MEAN, THINGS YOU NEED TO
PROVE TO YOURSELF PHYSICALLY? PROVE TO YOURSELF PHYSICALLY?
>>YEAH, THEY ALWAYS TEST YOU >>YEAH, THEY ALWAYS TEST YOU
BEFORE YOU GO OUT. BEFORE YOU GO OUT.
THEY PUT YOU OUT THERE TO THEY PUT YOU OUT THERE TO
YEAH, I’M OPTIMISTIC ABOUT WEEK YEAH, I’M OPTIMISTIC ABOUT WEEK
ONE. ONE.
TAKING IT DAY BY DAY, THOUGH, TAKING IT DAY BY DAY, THOUGH,
BECAUSE YOU KNOW HOW INJURIES BECAUSE YOU KNOW HOW INJURIES
ARE. ARE.
IT’S BEEN A ROLLER COASTER IT’S BEEN A ROLLER COASTER
MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY. MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY.
>>MONTRAE, YOU’RE FORTUNATE >>MONTRAE, YOU’RE FORTUNATE
ENOUGH NOT TO COME OFF AN ENOUGH NOT TO COME OFF AN
INJURY. INJURY.
GIVE US YOUR STORY. GIVE US YOUR STORY.
I FOUND IT INTERESTING. I FOUND IT INTERESTING.
YOU’RE A SMALL TOWN KID FROM YOU’RE A SMALL TOWN KID FROM
GEORGIA. GEORGIA.
YOU CAN RECRUITED LATE. YOU CAN RECRUITED LATE.
THEY GOT IN ON YOU LATE AND THEY GOT IN ON YOU LATE AND
YOU’RE ONE OF THOSE PLAYERS WHO YOU’RE ONE OF THOSE PLAYERS WHO
IS KIND OF OFF THE RADAR. IS KIND OF OFF THE RADAR.
TO GO FROM THAT TO THIS TO BEING TO GO FROM THAT TO THIS TO BEING
A PART OF BIG TEN MEDIA DAY, A PART OF BIG TEN MEDIA DAY,
WHAT’S GOING THROUGH YOUR MIND WHAT’S GOING THROUGH YOUR MIND
AS YOU EXPERIENCE TODAY? AS YOU EXPERIENCE TODAY?
>>YEAH, DEFINITELY A LEARNING >>YEAH, DEFINITELY A LEARNING
CURVE, COMING FROM GEORGIA, ALL CURVE, COMING FROM GEORGIA, ALL
THE WAY TO NORTHWESTERN. THE WAY TO NORTHWESTERN.
THE CREDIT, I GIVE IT ALL TO THE CREDIT, I GIVE IT ALL TO
FITZ, HE’S PUT ALL OF US IN A FITZ, HE’S PUT ALL OF US IN A
GREAT POSITION TO EXECUTE EVERY GREAT POSITION TO EXECUTE EVERY
WEEK. WEEK.
EVERYTHING GOES TO THE MAN. EVERYTHING GOES TO THE MAN.
>>SO NOW, THE CHALLENGE IS >>SO NOW, THE CHALLENGE IS
GOING FROM A REALLY, REALLY GOOD GOING FROM A REALLY, REALLY GOOD
TEAM TO THE BEST TEAM IN YOUR TEAM TO THE BEST TEAM IN YOUR
DIVISION. DIVISION.
IT’S THE ONE THING THAT YOU GUYS IT’S THE ONE THING THAT YOU GUYS
HAVEN’T BEEN ABLE TO DO. HAVEN’T BEEN ABLE TO DO.
YOU’VE WON TEN GAMES IN TWO OF YOU’VE WON TEN GAMES IN TWO OF
THE LAST THREE YEARS. THE LAST THREE YEARS.
WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE, NATE, WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE, NATE,
I’M INTERESTED IN YOUR THOUGHTS, I’M INTERESTED IN YOUR THOUGHTS,
WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR
NORTHWESTERN TO TAKE THAT STEP? NORTHWESTERN TO TAKE THAT STEP?
>>DEFINITELY, BEING PHYSICAL >>DEFINITELY, BEING PHYSICAL
EVERY WEEK. EVERY WEEK.
WE TALK ABOUT THIS EVERY DAY, WE TALK ABOUT THIS EVERY DAY,
EVERY REP, EVERY PRACTICE, WE EVERY REP, EVERY PRACTICE, WE
COME TOGETHER AS A GROUP. COME TOGETHER AS A GROUP.
AND WE DISCUSS THE THINGS THAT AND WE DISCUSS THE THINGS THAT
WE NEED TO WORK ON. WE NEED TO WORK ON.
THE THINGS THAT WE NEED TO THE THINGS THAT WE NEED TO
IMPROVE ON AS AN ENTIRE UNIT. IMPROVE ON AS AN ENTIRE UNIT.
AND IT’S IMPORTANT. AND IT’S IMPORTANT.
>>YEAH, TO GO OFF THAT I’M >>YEAH, TO GO OFF THAT I’M
TAKING THAT NEXT STEP S THE TAKING THAT NEXT STEP S THE
TEAM. TEAM.
THE MAJORITY OF THE FOOTBALL THE MAJORITY OF THE FOOTBALL
TEAM IS ON THE RISE. TEAM IS ON THE RISE.
I THINK THAT’S ONE OF THE MAJOR I THINK THAT’S ONE OF THE MAJOR
THINGS WE NEED TO IMPROVE ON THINGS WE NEED TO IMPROVE ON
COMING OFF THE LAST SEASON. COMING OFF THE LAST SEASON.
STARTING SLOW LAST SEASON. STARTING SLOW LAST SEASON.
WE HAVE NO TIME FOR THAT RIGHT WE HAVE NO TIME FOR THAT RIGHT
NOW OPENING UP WITH PURDUE. NOW OPENING UP WITH PURDUE.
SO, WE’VE GOT TO SHOW OUR SO, WE’VE GOT TO SHOW OUR
MATURITY AS A FOOTBALL TEAM. MATURITY AS A FOOTBALL TEAM.
THAT’S ONE OF THE FIRST STEPS THAT’S ONE OF THE FIRST STEPS
WITH WINNING THE BEST IS PURDUE. WITH WINNING THE BEST IS PURDUE.
>>WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT WINNING >>WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT WINNING
THE WEST, ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT THE WEST, ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT
PHYSICAL MATURITY, OR ARE YOU PHYSICAL MATURITY, OR ARE YOU
SPEAKING EMOTIONAL MATURITY? SPEAKING EMOTIONAL MATURITY?
LIKE GUYS NOT READY TO GO? LIKE GUYS NOT READY TO GO?
>>YEAH, NO, JUST EMOTIONAL, >>YEAH, NO, JUST EMOTIONAL,
MENTAL. MENTAL.
IT’S A HEIGHTENED LEVEL OF IT’S A HEIGHTENED LEVEL OF
MATURITY WHEN YOU’RE COMING IN MATURITY WHEN YOU’RE COMING IN
WEEK ONE PLAYING A BIG OPPONENT. WEEK ONE PLAYING A BIG OPPONENT.
THAT’S A WHOLE OTHER TEST THAN THAT’S A WHOLE OTHER TEST THAN
PLAYING A MAC DIVISION OPPONENT. PLAYING A MAC DIVISION OPPONENT.
SO, YEAH, PHYSICALLY, OUR TEAM SO, YEAH, PHYSICALLY, OUR TEAM
WILL BE READY. WILL BE READY.
I THINK WE ARE READY EVERY YEAR, I THINK WE ARE READY EVERY YEAR,
PHYSICALLY. PHYSICALLY.
JUST FOR THE YOUNG TALENT, YOU JUST FOR THE YOUNG TALENT, YOU
KNOW, FOR THOSE GUYS TO COME OUT KNOW, FOR THOSE GUYS TO COME OUT
AND PLAY LIKE VETERANS, IT’S GO AND PLAY LIKE VETERANS, IT’S GO
TO BE IMPORTANT, ESPECIALLY IN TO BE IMPORTANT, ESPECIALLY IN
BIG TEN PLAY. BIG TEN PLAY.
>>YEAH, I AGREE WITH THOSE >>YEAH, I AGREE WITH THOSE
GUYS. GUYS.
I THINK THEY SAID IT PRETTY I THINK THEY SAID IT PRETTY
GOOD. GOOD.
WE GOT TO START OUT FAST, BIG WE GOT TO START OUT FAST, BIG
TEN, PURDUE. TEN, PURDUE.
AND TAUT HAS DONE REALLY GOOD, AND TAUT HAS DONE REALLY GOOD,
SEEING IOWA AND ALL OF THESE SEEING IOWA AND ALL OF THESE
TEAMS, GOT TO WIN. TEAMS, GOT TO WIN.
THAT’S WHAT IT COMES DOWN EVERY THAT’S WHAT IT COMES DOWN EVERY
WEEK. WEEK.
>>YOU GOT MARRIED THIS SUMMER. >>YOU GOT MARRIED THIS SUMMER.
>>I DID. >>I DID.
>>TALKING ABOUT THE REHAB. >>TALKING ABOUT THE REHAB.
LOOK AT THAT. LOOK AT THAT.
YOU GOT THE WEDDING RING AND THE YOU GOT THE WEDDING RING AND THE
WHOLE THING. WHOLE THING.
MARRIED TO YOUR LONGTIME MARRIED TO YOUR LONGTIME
GIRLFRIEND. GIRLFRIEND.
WHAT WAS THE THING THAT HAPPENED WHAT WAS THE THING THAT HAPPENED
IN THE WEDDING EXPERIENCE, IN IN THE WEDDING EXPERIENCE, IN
THE WHOLE PROCESS FROM PICKING THE WHOLE PROCESS FROM PICKING
THE SPOT AND GETTING READY FOR THE SPOT AND GETTING READY FOR
THE VENUE AND EXPERIENCING THE THE VENUE AND EXPERIENCING THE
ACTUAL DAY THAT YOU WERE LIKE, ACTUAL DAY THAT YOU WERE LIKE,
WOW, I NEVER THOUGHT ABOUT THAT? WOW, I NEVER THOUGHT ABOUT THAT?
>>WELL, SHE DID A LOT OF THE >>WELL, SHE DID A LOT OF THE
PLANNING. PLANNING.
>>YOU WERE ONE OF THOSE GUYS –>>YOU WERE ONE OF THOSE GUYS —
>>HER AND HER MOM DID A GREAT >>HER AND HER MOM DID A GREAT
JOB. JOB.
>>YEAH, YEAH. >>YEAH, YEAH.
>>AND IT TURNED OUT GREAT. >>AND IT TURNED OUT GREAT.
I DON’T KNOW, I THINK IT WAS I DON’T KNOW, I THINK IT WAS
PRETTY COOL HAVING A BUNCH OF MY PRETTY COOL HAVING A BUNCH OF MY
FRIENDS THERE. FRIENDS THERE.
AND BUNCH OF HER FRIENDS AND AND BUNCH OF HER FRIENDS AND
FAMILIES. FAMILIES.
EVERYONE COMING TOGETHER TO EVERYONE COMING TOGETHER TO
CELEBRATE. CELEBRATE.
>>NATE, YOU WERE SAYING HE WAS >>NATE, YOU WERE SAYING HE WAS
THE BEST DANCER AT THE WEDDING? THE BEST DANCER AT THE WEDDING?
>>YEAH. >>YEAH.
DESPITE OUR INJURIES, WE WERE DESPITE OUR INJURIES, WE WERE
OUT THERE, WE MADE A GOOD OUT THERE, WE MADE A GOOD
SHOWING. SHOWING.
WE SHOWED RIGHT THERE THAT WE WE SHOWED RIGHT THERE THAT WE
COULD PERSEVERE. COULD PERSEVERE.
>>IN ALL SERIOUSNESS, WAS THAT >>IN ALL SERIOUSNESS, WAS THAT
A CONCERN? A CONCERN?
HEY, AM I GOING TO BE ABLE TO DO HEY, AM I GOING TO BE ABLE TO DO
THIS? THIS?
>>SO, I HAD ONE OF MY BEST >>SO, I HAD ONE OF MY BEST
FRIENDS FROM HIGH SCHOOL GET FRIENDS FROM HIGH SCHOOL GET
MARRIED THE WEEK BEFORE, MARRIED THE WEEK BEFORE,
ACTUALLY SO WE HAD A LITTLE TEST ACTUALLY SO WE HAD A LITTLE TEST
RUN THERE. RUN THERE.
I WAS PRETTY CONFIDENT GOING IN. I WAS PRETTY CONFIDENT GOING IN.
I THINK I SHOWCASED MY MOVES I THINK I SHOWCASED MY MOVES
WELL. WELL.
YOU KNOW, MY DAD AND MY YOU KNOW, MY DAD AND MY
FATHER-IN-LAW DID GREAT. FATHER-IN-LAW DID GREAT.
I WAS IMPRESSED WITH THEIR I WAS IMPRESSED WITH THEIR
SHOWING. SHOWING.
>>YOU SHOWCASED — SOUNDS LIKE >>YOU SHOWCASED — SOUNDS LIKE
YOU WERE AT THE COMBINE HERE? YOU WERE AT THE COMBINE HERE?
>>I DID, YEAH. >>I DID, YEAH.
I NEEDED TO SHOW UP. I NEEDED TO SHOW UP.
AND I DID. AND I DID.
>>SPEAKING OF WHICH YOU’RE >>SPEAKING OF WHICH YOU’RE
BEING MENTIONED AS A POTENTIAL BEING MENTIONED AS A POTENTIAL
FIRST OR SECOND ROUND PICK IN FIRST OR SECOND ROUND PICK IN
THE NFL DRAFT. THE NFL DRAFT.
HOW DO YOU BALANCE OUT BEING HOW DO YOU BALANCE OUT BEING
HURT, WANTING TO HELP THIS TEAM, HURT, WANTING TO HELP THIS TEAM,
YOU KNOW, TO BE BACK ON THE YOU KNOW, TO BE BACK ON THE
FIELD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, FIELD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE,
KNOWING YOU’VE GOT A FUTURE AS KNOWING YOU’VE GOT A FUTURE AS
AN NFL QUARTERBACK? AN NFL QUARTERBACK?
>>THAT’S A GREAT QUESTION. >>THAT’S A GREAT QUESTION.
YOU KNOW, WHEN I THINK ABOUT THE YOU KNOW, WHEN I THINK ABOUT THE
NFL I THINK ABOUT HOW DO I GET NFL I THINK ABOUT HOW DO I GET
THERE PRODUCING IN COLLEGE. THERE PRODUCING IN COLLEGE.
HOW DO I DO THAT? HOW DO I DO THAT?
IT COMES DOWN TO EVERY DAY, IT COMES DOWN TO EVERY DAY,
GOING IN AND WORKING HARD. GOING IN AND WORKING HARD.
IT BOILS DOWN TO I’VE GOT TO BE IT BOILS DOWN TO I’VE GOT TO BE
A GREAT PLAYER FOR MY TEAM. A GREAT PLAYER FOR MY TEAM.
THAT’S THE ONLY WAY I’M GOING TO THAT’S THE ONLY WAY I’M GOING TO
BE ABLE TO HAVE A SHOT IN THE BE ABLE TO HAVE A SHOT IN THE
NFL. NFL.
IT’S GREAT TO HAVE THOSE FIRST IT’S GREAT TO HAVE THOSE FIRST
ROUND PROJECTIONS AND ROUND PROJECTIONS AND
EVERYTHING. EVERYTHING.
BUT IT REALLY JUST GIVES ME BUT IT REALLY JUST GIVES ME
CONFIDENCE. CONFIDENCE.
AND, YOU KNOW, MORE OF A AND, YOU KNOW, MORE OF A
MOTIVATOR, MORE THAN ANYTHING. MOTIVATOR, MORE THAN ANYTHING.
I THINK THAT’S PART OF MY I THINK THAT’S PART OF MY
SUPPORT SYSTEM. SUPPORT SYSTEM.
THEY’VE BEEN GREAT IN KEEPING ME THEY’VE BEEN GREAT IN KEEPING ME
LEVEL HEADED. LEVEL HEADED.
THANKFULLY, I DON’T SEARCH THOSE THANKFULLY, I DON’T SEARCH THOSE
THINGS OUT. THINGS OUT.
BUT I’VE GOT PEOPLE THAT BUT I’VE GOT PEOPLE THAT
ENCOURAGE ME WITH THAT. ENCOURAGE ME WITH THAT.
>>I WANT TO FOCUS A LITTLE BIT >>I WANT TO FOCUS A LITTLE BIT
ON THE DEFENSE. ON THE DEFENSE.
YOU GUYS WERE SO GOOD LAST YEAR. YOU GUYS WERE SO GOOD LAST YEAR.
YOU HAD A TON OF CONTRIBUTORS YOU HAD A TON OF CONTRIBUTORS
BACK FROM THAT UNITS. BACK FROM THAT UNITS.
MONTRE, I’LL START WITH YOU, TOP MONTRE, I’LL START WITH YOU, TOP
TEN IN RUSHING “D.” TEN IN RUSHING “D.”
TOP 20 IN DEFENSE. TOP 20 IN DEFENSE.
OFFENSIVE LINE COMING BACK. OFFENSIVE LINE COMING BACK.
I KNOW YOU’VE GOT A FEW I KNOW YOU’VE GOT A FEW
QUESTIONS AT THE SAFETY SPOT BUT QUESTIONS AT THE SAFETY SPOT BUT
HOW GOOD CAN THIS DEFENSE BE? HOW GOOD CAN THIS DEFENSE BE?
>>THIS DEFENSE CAN BE GREAT. >>THIS DEFENSE CAN BE GREAT.
JUST THE TANGIBLE SKILLS THAT WE JUST THE TANGIBLE SKILLS THAT WE
BRING TO THE TABLE. BRING TO THE TABLE.
JUST COMMUNICATION, GUYS WILLING JUST COMMUNICATION, GUYS WILLING
TO SACRIFICE EVERYTHING FOR EACH TO SACRIFICE EVERYTHING FOR EACH
OTHER. OTHER.
GUYS COMING UP. GUYS COMING UP.
ALL OF THE GUYS. ALL OF THE GUYS.
GUYS LIKE JOE GOSS, AND JOEY GUYS LIKE JOE GOSS, AND JOEY
THOMPSON, HAVING THOSE GUYS THOMPSON, HAVING THOSE GUYS
EVERY DAY. EVERY DAY.
GIVING EVERYTHING THEY GOT GIVING EVERYTHING THEY GOT
EVERYTHING WILL BE SET IN STONE EVERYTHING WILL BE SET IN STONE
BY THE SEASON. BY THE SEASON.
>>YEAH. >>YEAH.
THOSE STATS THAT YOU JUST PUT THOSE STATS THAT YOU JUST PUT
OUT IS A TESTAMENT TO OUR OUT IS A TESTAMENT TO OUR
DEFENSES PLAYING AS A UNIT. DEFENSES PLAYING AS A UNIT.
COMMUNICATION ON ALL THREE COMMUNICATION ON ALL THREE
LEVELS. LEVELS.
THAT’S A TESTAMENT TO THE TEAMS THAT’S A TESTAMENT TO THE TEAMS
WHO DO A TREMENDOUS JOB. WHO DO A TREMENDOUS JOB.
MYSELF, PADDY, BRENT WALSH LAST MYSELF, PADDY, BRENT WALSH LAST
YEAR WHO WE LOST. YEAR WHO WE LOST.
CAN WE BREAK FREELY AND WITHOUT CAN WE BREAK FREELY AND WITHOUT
GETTING THE TIGHT END TRYING TO GETTING THE TIGHT END TRYING TO
BLOCK US. BLOCK US.
I JUST SAY COMMUNICATION AND I JUST SAY COMMUNICATION AND
HAVING THAT DOG MENTALITY, WEEK HAVING THAT DOG MENTALITY, WEEK
IN AND WEEK OUT. IN AND WEEK OUT.
AND MAINTAINING THAT STANDARD AND MAINTAINING THAT STANDARD
THROUGHOUT THE YEAR IS THE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR IS THE
REASON WE WERE CONSISTENTLY REASON WE WERE CONSISTENTLY
SUCCESSFUL. SUCCESSFUL.
>>WHO DOES STEP UP AT THE >>WHO DOES STEP UP AT THE
LINEBACKER SPOT? LINEBACKER SPOT?
WE KNOW ABOUT YOU, WE KNOW ABOUT WE KNOW ABOUT YOU, WE KNOW ABOUT
PADDY, ONE OF THE TWO PLAYERS TO PADDY, ONE OF THE TWO PLAYERS TO
WATCH IN THE WEST. WATCH IN THE WEST.
WHO IS THE MISSING PIECE THERE? WHO IS THE MISSING PIECE THERE?
>>BLAKE EHLINGER. >>BLAKE EHLINGER.
NATE FOX, A GUY THAT HAS NATE FOX, A GUY THAT HAS
EXPERIENCE AT THE POSITION. EXPERIENCE AT THE POSITION.
THERE’S A LOT OF YOUNG TALENT THERE’S A LOT OF YOUNG TALENT
EAGER TO STEP UP. EAGER TO STEP UP.
I DON’T THINK IT’S ANYONE’S JOB. I DON’T THINK IT’S ANYONE’S JOB.
IT’S GOING TO BE A GOOD BATTLE. IT’S GOING TO BE A GOOD BATTLE.
>>CLAYTON, NORTHWESTERN FANS >>CLAYTON, NORTHWESTERN FANS
WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEXT WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEXT
QUARTERBACK AS WELL. QUARTERBACK AS WELL.
YOU PLAYED A ROLE IN HUNTER YOU PLAYED A ROLE IN HUNTER
JOHNSON’S RECRUITMENT. JOHNSON’S RECRUITMENT.
PAT FITZGERALD WAS TALKING ABOUT PAT FITZGERALD WAS TALKING ABOUT
THAT EARLIER. THAT EARLIER.
HOW IMPORTANT YOU WERE. HOW IMPORTANT YOU WERE.
GIVE US A SENSE OF HOW YOU SOLD GIVE US A SENSE OF HOW YOU SOLD
THE NEXT GUY ON NORTHWESTERN? THE NEXT GUY ON NORTHWESTERN?
>>HIS BROTHER WAS ONE OF MY >>HIS BROTHER WAS ONE OF MY
GOOD FRIENDS AT MY WEDDING SO I GOOD FRIENDS AT MY WEDDING SO I
KNEW THE FAMILY COMING IN. KNEW THE FAMILY COMING IN.
IT’S FUNNY, HE WOULD HAVE A FEW IT’S FUNNY, HE WOULD HAVE A FEW
MANNERISMS, JUST LIKE COLE. MANNERISMS, JUST LIKE COLE.
I TOLD THAT TO HIM ONCE. I TOLD THAT TO HIM ONCE.
THEY’RE REALLY TIGHT. THEY’RE REALLY TIGHT.
I DIDN’T HAVE TO SELL HIM OR SAY I DIDN’T HAVE TO SELL HIM OR SAY
ANYTHING CRAZY. ANYTHING CRAZY.
I GOT HIM AROUND THE GUYS. I GOT HIM AROUND THE GUYS.
HE REALLY LOVED IT. HE REALLY LOVED IT.
I KNOW HE CONNECTED WITH THE I KNOW HE CONNECTED WITH THE
GUYS AT A FEW DIFFERENT LEVELS. GUYS AT A FEW DIFFERENT LEVELS.
IT’S GREAT TO HAVE HIM. IT’S GREAT TO HAVE HIM.
AND I KNOW HE’S GOING TO BE A AND I KNOW HE’S GOING TO BE A
GREAT QUARTERBACK GOING FORWARD. GREAT QUARTERBACK GOING FORWARD.
>>ONE OF THE THINGS THAT PAT >>ONE OF THE THINGS THAT PAT
FITZGERALD TALKED ABOUT ALSO, IS FITZGERALD TALKED ABOUT ALSO, IS
THE NOTION OF THE NEW FACILITY THE NOTION OF THE NEW FACILITY
HELPING TO SELL THE PROGRAM FOR HELPING TO SELL THE PROGRAM FOR
A RECRUITING TOOL FOR YOU GUYS A RECRUITING TOOL FOR YOU GUYS
BUT ALSO STREAMLINING YOUR BUT ALSO STREAMLINING YOUR
SEPARATION FROM DAY TO DAY. SEPARATION FROM DAY TO DAY.
I KNOW YOU’VE ONLY BEEN THERE A I KNOW YOU’VE ONLY BEEN THERE A
FEW DAYS. FEW DAYS.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PART? WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PART?
>>FIRST AND FOREMOST, THE >>FIRST AND FOREMOST, THE
PLAYERS LOUNGE. PLAYERS LOUNGE.
A HUGE ADDITION TO THE A HUGE ADDITION TO THE
FACILITIES. FACILITIES.
YOU KNOW, I THINK WILL GIVE GUYS YOU KNOW, I THINK WILL GIVE GUYS
A BETTER LANDSCAPE TO ENJOY A BETTER LANDSCAPE TO ENJOY
THEMSELVES. THEMSELVES.
>>HOW ABOUT FOR YOU, NATE? >>HOW ABOUT FOR YOU, NATE?
>>YES, I THINK JUST THE FLOW OF>>YES, I THINK JUST THE FLOW OF
THE WHOLE THING. THE WHOLE THING.
IT’S WAY MORE EFFICIENT. IT’S WAY MORE EFFICIENT.
IT’S BREATHTAKING WHEN YOU LOOK IT’S BREATHTAKING WHEN YOU LOOK
AT IT. AT IT.
YOU CAN SEE SOME OF THE VIDEO YOU CAN SEE SOME OF THE VIDEO
THERE. THERE.
THERE’S MORE SPACE TO GET THINGS THERE’S MORE SPACE TO GET THINGS
DONE. DONE.
YOU KNOW, REHABBING IN THERE IS YOU KNOW, REHABBING IN THERE IS
TEN TIMES EASIER. TEN TIMES EASIER.
I CAN TELL YOU FROM EXPERIENCE. I CAN TELL YOU FROM EXPERIENCE.
PRACTICING, YOU KNOW, JUST PRACTICING, YOU KNOW, JUST
HAVING THAT SPACE TO DO WHAT YOU HAVING THAT SPACE TO DO WHAT YOU
HAVE TO DO TO GET YOUR BODY HAVE TO DO TO GET YOUR BODY
READY. READY.
YOUR MIND READY. YOUR MIND READY.
IT’S JUST AN INCREDIBLE RESOURCE IT’S JUST AN INCREDIBLE RESOURCE
FOR US TO USE. FOR US TO USE.
>>WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO >>WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO
SEEING IT WHEN WE COME TO CAMP SEEING IT WHEN WE COME TO CAMP
AT THE END OF THE AUG. AT THE END OF THE AUG.
MONTRAE HARTAGE,

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