On being ranked by Central Scouting:"It was one of my long-shot goals at the start of the season -- to get drafted. To be rated that high right now is flattering."
On growing four inches:“It was obviously frustrating as a little guy . . . but I patiently waited it out and now that I’m a bigger guy, I can start showing people what skills I have and start proving some people wrong who maybe in the past didn’t believe in me.”