Catch up on the latest of what is being said about the Steelers draft picks, and what they had to say.
Wide Receivers Coach Richard Mann on fourth-round pick Martavis Bryant: "He has excellent speed for a big guy. Excellent speed. He does a really good job of tracking the ball. He does a good job of what I call putting a hump in his back and catching it over the top. A lot of times guys can't do it, and it is very hard to teach. I have seen him do it so I know he's capable of doing it."
WR Martavis Bryant on joining the Steelers: "It's a great fit. It's a city I really wanted to come to. I told my mom the whole time I wanted to be a Pittsburgh Steeler and I'm glad that they have faith in me and I won't let them down."Defensive Backs Coach Carnell Lake on Shaquille Richardson: "Shaquille has been pretty versatile for his college, Arizona. He has played corner. He has played some safety just because he is a bigger defensive back with ball skills that can tackle in the open field. I definitely think he could do it. Will he be required to do it on this team – probably not. He is versatile enough to do it."
CB Shaquille Richardson on memories of Carnell Lake at UCLA: "I remember Coach Lake as being a great person first and foremost, and someone I could really look up to as a football player and I'm so happy to be back under him, learn from him and be a Pittsburgh Steeler. It's crazy."
Offensive Line Coach Mike Munchak on Wesley Johnson: I want to say a few things about Wesley:"We are really excited about getting a player like this at this time in the draft. The first thing you hear about him is that he is very versatile, a guy who has made over 50 starts in the SEC at three positions. So he is a guy we feel who can really play center, guard or tackle depending on where we need him."
OL Wesley Johnson on getting to work with Mike Munchak: "I can't wait. Being a Nashville guy, growing up he was one of my favorite players. I knew all about him, obviously because he's a Hall of Fame offensive lineman and he's been a great coach for a long time. (I'm) really looking forward to the opportunity."
Linebacker Coach Keith Butler on LB Jordan Zumwalt: 'He is a UCLA kid that played in a very similar defense that we want here. The transition for him will probably be a little bit easier. Lou Spanos was the coordinator out there last year. They did a lot of similar things that we do. They did some things that normally colleges do so that will be a little bit different for him. A lot of colleges play field defenses, and that is what they did out there a little bit. The nomenclature is a lot of the same so it is probably going to be a pretty easy transition for this kid in terms of trying to learn our defense."
LB Jordan Zumwalt on waiting to be drafted: "You remember when you were a kid and you were waiting for Christmas? But it's like you get to meet Santa this time. You know what I mean? It's pretty tough."