On causing havoc during the scrimmage:
"That's my goal. I just want to get better each and every day. I was kind of mad at myself . I had [Robbie] Agnone one-on-one and he kind of got that little pass over the middle. Besides that, I'm very pleased. I think the defense played good from my standpoint. There's a lot of room to improve, but we're just getting better each and every day."
On if he wanted to put on a show for the fans:
"It was kind of fun. Usually, when you have scrimmages in college, it's nowhere near like this. It's us and the staff and everyone's parents and those are the only people there. Now we've got the whole city out here, which is kind of crazy. It felt somewhat like a game, but we ultimately knew we wanted to put on a show and everyone came out ready."
On if he is feeling more comfortable in the system:
"I'm feeling a lot more comfortable. Once the repetition comes, and you experience more and more days at practice you get more accustomed to different things. That's what is happening with me as far as the linebacker position. As a linebacker, I'm able to open my hips a lot more, able to read different pass coverages, read different formations the offense is giving us and just able to fly around a lot more."
On how satisfied he was with his performance in the scrimmage:
"I'm very satisfied, but one thing about me is I'm going to put this day to rest and get back to work tomorrow. I'll play with that type of attitude--a blue collar type of attitude--and get my hard hat and get back to work. I can't be satisfied on just one day. We've got a lot more to improve on. I know I have a lot more to do to elevate my game to the next level. I'm really excited about what we're accomplishing on the defensive line and our defense is looking real good right now."