1. What does your first name mean?
"It means prince, warrior, king. My mother got it out of an African book."
2. You were born in Virginia and raised in Pensacola, Florida. Why did you move around a lot as a child?
"I was an Army brat. My dad was in the Army. I remember going to school in Germany for Kindergarten, coming back to the states and living in Leavenworth, Kansas, and finished up middle-school and high-school career in Pensacola, Florida."
3. Going to Escambia High School in Pensacola, Florida, you had a football connection with
"I played with his older brother, middle brother. We know each other pretty well. I know a lot of the family, and we grew up right down the street from each other."
4. How cool is it to be playing with Richardson now?
"I'm just proud of him. He's been through a lot. He came a long way, and continues to get better every chance he gets. I'm looking forward to seeing what he can do in the future."
5. You were a defensive lineman in high school, but earned junior-college All-American status as a left tackle. How did that happen?
"I played D-tackle my first year at Trinity Valley, and they had a shortage of O-linemen, so my last year of ju-co, I moved to left tackle and got recruited as a left tackle and D-tackle at Iowa State. As soon as I got to Iowa State, they threw me at D-line."
6. You were a history major in college. What attracted you to that major?
"History, it's pretty cool to learn. The way to make the next step and be a coach in Florida, you have to be a teacher. I was looking that if the NFL thing didn't work out, I could go back to Pensacola and be a coach."
7. What do you like to do outside of football?
"I like nature and really like to be outdoors. My first time riding jet-skis was maybe a month ago. I really enjoyed that, might need to get one of them."
8. What music do you listen to to prepare for a practice or game?
"Whatever's relevant, whatever's new. It doesn't matter if it's country, rock-n-roll, rap, alternative. I like it all. I've been around so many different places in the world, so I got used to listening to different kinds of music.
9. What do you eat before a game?
"Something light. They always serve us chicken or steak. I just try to eat something real light so it won't be too heavy on my stomach when I run down those tackles."
10. What is your goal for the season?
"To pick up the (performance of) younger guys and make plays, be one of the teams that's known for something that's positive."