Has this all sunk in yet?
"It took a little getting used to, but yes it has now. I walked into West Blocton High School. The students started coming over to meet me and asking for autographs. They were all excited, that is when I realized what I have accomplished."
What is your favorite thing about your hometown?
"It is so small, everyone knows each other. Growing up in West Blocton probably kept me out of trouble. I knew if I did anything, someone was sure to tell my Mama."
What does your family mean to you?
"Everything...Everything, my family and friends mean everything to me. I thank all of them for the love and support they have given me."
Other than your family, who has impacted your life the most?
"Coach Cha Cha (Charles Farnetti), he was like my 2nd father. He coached me in baseball, football and life. We won games, but he made everything fun. I mean the man built us a baseball practice field on his own land with his own money. We would practice, play have cookouts all because of him. Kids just don't know how important it is to have someone like him. He didn't care who you were, he loved us all."
What is your most memorable moment from youth football?
"When Duncanville messed up and kicked the ball to me. I was so big I could not run the ball, but if it came to me on kickoffs I could. They kicked the ball to me and I got to score my first touchdown."
What is the most important thing you think kids in West Blocton need to get out of youth sports?
"They need to have fun. Learning basic skills is very important, but they need to have fun."
What was your best high school game?
"Vincent, I kicked a field goal in overtime to win the game."
What was your best college game?
"Edward Waters my junior year. I can't remember the exact stats, but it was a very good game."