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"The First Game You Have To Make A Statement"

Redshirt freshman QB Tyler Russell

WIDE RECEIVER BRANDON HEAVENS: Q: Winning the opener is always good, but is it even better putting up a bunch of points? "Making a statement. We have to make a statement every year, the first game you have to make a statement, show everybody that you came and you're ready and you're hungry. You want to play this year, you want to get to the SEC Championship."

Q: When did you find out you were starting? "It was Thursday, he came and got me out of the meeting room and tapped on me, ‘You're going to start Saturday.' I was like, Coach is throwing this at me so soon! I was just happy and excited to start." Q: And you were starting over a pretty good player? "I was like whoa, Coach, what you talking about?!" "I know we're young but hey, we played ball. You... Recommended Stories