Who is your football mentor or inspiration?
I'd say Paul Petrino and Kris Cinkovich, my college coaches, and my high school coach, Kevin Hamilton.
What motivates you?**
What is your approach to football?
Just compete. If you compete, everything else will take care of itself.
When did you start to dream about playing in the NFL?
Probably my sophomore year in college.
Why do you play football?
It's just something I've always been fortunate to be able to do. I'm going to keep doing it until the page turns.
What is your proudest football moment or memory?
Just being a good teammate all the time and trying to be that same guy every day.
When you hear "Steelers," what do you think?
Tradition, black and gold, winning.