I wanted just to highlight a couple of quotes from yesterday's Jake Long press conference. Of course, you can watch the entire press conference at miamidolphins.com.
First, here are Jake Long's first words to the media as a Miami Dolphin:
And here is some more of Jake Long, in his own words.
Jake talks about the honor of being the #1 pick:
Jake talks about the responsibility of being the #1 pick:
And about the stress, Jake said:
Jake talks about himself as a player:
Jake talks about his demeanor on and off the field:
After the jump, there are some good quotes from Jeff Ireland and Tony Sparano.
Jeff Ireland's response to the amount of debate before settling on Jake:
Tony Sparano on the characteristics Jake possesses:
Tony Sparano on all the talk about how Jake might be better suited as a right tackle:
Tony Sparano talks about what sold him on Jake: