"I had a very fun career there. We did a lot of cool things, we won a conference championship, [and] a lot of special bonds [were] made with friends who I still talk to to this day. I started wrestling when I was five. I lost my first match and cried in front of my dad, and I never wanted to do that again. I grew from that day on, and when I get up there I will have a couple of people to thank."
"I wanted to see what he was made of and he was moving pretty good. It is a big change from football – the real football, if any Americans are reading – to wrestling but he definitely has the build for it. I gave him some tips but he will have to go through some adjustments – WWE is not just a job, it's a lifestyle, and it's not for everybody. He says he wants it so now he has the chance to prove it – it's all up to him."