Hometown: Englewood, OH
How long have you been playing football?
I’ve been playing football since fifth grade. I was never the corner — I played running back in fifth grade and for the offense pretty much my whole life. I got switched to corner when I got here at Miami.
So which was your favorite position to play?
I mean, don’t get me wrong, offense is always near and dear to my heart. I played it my whole life, and I did have 102 touchdowns in my career in high school. But, you know, corner is starting to grow on me.
Favorite Miami memory?
Any Chuck [Martin] moment.
We got a lot of funny guys. It depends what kind of humor you want, honestly. T Reid, Akeem, Hud — those guys are always funny. Murph’s funny when he’s telling stories. Sam Martin’s pretty funny. Pretty much the receivers, they’re all jokesters. Paul Moses, too.
Do you have a pregame ritual?
I have my game day mix that I listen to. And before every game I listen to that Ray Lewis motivational speech. I’ve listened to that since my junior year of high school.
If you could spend the day with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?
Tupac. He’d be a cool person to talk to and listen to stories.
What is something people don’t know about you?
I’m obsessed with Pretty Little Liars. I won’t miss an episode. I watch it religiously every Tuesday at 8 p.m. when it’s in season. And I’m a sap for my love stories, like Nicholas Sparks movies. I kid you not. A Walk to Remember, the Notebook, the Last Song, Safe Haven, Dear John.
If you could have a superpower, which one would you choose?
If I could read minds, that’d be pretty cool.