ASK THE STEELERS – BRUCE DAVIS – PART 2
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From Dave Cannon in Los Angeles, California: What was your best memory from your time at UCLA? Bruce Davis: Beating USC.
From Rod Irish in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania: Would you prefer to play linebacker or on the defensive line?
Bruce Davis: I like it just as the Steelers have me doing it right now. I think it's the perfect situation. I am going to have to learn a couple of new things but that is part of the process.
It's great. I have a lot to live up to, I know that. Most of it is my own
expectations. It helps just to know you are a part of a long line of great linebackers
and you could potentially be the next one is a great feeling. With the veterans that we
have now there is so much I can learn from them to make me a better football player.
From Lisa Jacobs in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania: Is there a player in the NFL right now that you would compare yourself to?
Bruce Davis: I would say Jason Taylor because we are the same type of player.
He gets to the quarterback. He can stand up and play in the two-point. He can also
put his hand down and play defensive end. I do the same thing and we have the
same kind of game.
From Tim Harrison in Canfield, Ohio: What do you prefer, sacking the quarterback or stuffing a running back for a loss and why?
Bruce Davis: I have to say sacking the quarterback because that is a really big play.
No matter what time of the game it happens it's a really big play and they can lose a
lot of yards.
Kurnot in Dunbar, Pennsylvania: Now that you have gone through your first minicamp, what are your initial impressions of the Steelers defense?
Bruce Davis: We've got a talented group. There is no doubt about that. The veteran players are great. The younger players and rookies we have a lot of good things going. We're the Steelers.
From Al Linderman in San Antonio, Texas: Considering where you grew up, and having played college ball in Southern California, do you think adjusting to the weather in Pittsburgh will be a concern for you, especially as the season wears on?
Bruce Davis: I don't think so. When it comes down to it I play football no matter what condition it's in. I am sure there will be some getting used it, but it shouldn't take long.