I see a lot of similarities to myself ... He's very confident — almost to the point where it's a little bit arrogant. I'm the same way with that desire to be considered and play the best. You have to have that swagger when you play left tackle.
Alex knows he would be very blessed to have two Central Michigan guys protect his blind side for his career ... I obviously know what it takes to play at this level. And I feel Eric has what it takes to be the No. 1 pick. He has more physical tools than I had and all the potential in the world to be a premier Pro Bowl player and lock-down left tackle.More quotes »
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