Oct. 2, 2002
Anquan Boldin: I am here and ready to go!
Anquan Boldin: Yes. I think so. Last week was very unfortunate but we still have a great chance to play for the national title.
Anquan Boldin: I look at it as a joke! Basically we are still the most dominant teams in the ACC and one of the most dominant in the nation.
Anquan Boldin: Of course. Why shouldn’t we? Chris is in the drivers seat right now and we are all behind him.
Anquan Boldin: They taunt us a lot. They try to get us involved in some verbal matches. The guy spit in my face and without thinking I just reacted. I wish I could take it back.
Anquan Boldin: Walter Payton. I just loved his attitude. He had a never say die attitude and he played his heart out every game.
Anquan Boldin: I think the rain prevented us from doing some things we wanted to but we aren’t worried about playing in the rain again. We will be prepared.
Anquan Boldin: We might. We have it in the gameplan but the opportunity hasn’t presented itself.
Anquan Boldin: Of course I have unfinished business! I have not intentions of leaving early. I want to stick around and help this team as much as possible.
Anquan Boldin: I think we have the talent to do that. It will be a challenge considering our challenge. But we can certainly do it.
Anquan Boldin: We are not worried about them at all. We had a good week of preparation. We have guys who are very eager to make some plays againts that defense.
Anquan Boldin: It’s the same as it always is .. the morale is very high. We are very confident as we always are. After a loss, everyone thought we were down but we aren’t. The morale is very high.
Anquan Boldin: I don’t pay too much attention to that. I just overlook it. As far as me making a contribution to the kicking game, the coaches don’t really let me, not sure why. I guess they think it would take away from my production.
Anquan Boldin: I think this team is much more mature. Last year we had a lot of questions and weren’t sure where we were going. But the morale is really up and we still feel we can win it all.
Rix has come full circle and knows the offense much better. He is a coach out on the field.
Anquan Boldin: It’s not hard to stay focused. After losing last week, it’s easy to focus on this game. If we lose this game, the Miami game won’t be as important so we have to stay focused.
Anquan Boldin: There might be. The coaches are moving me around and working on some mismatches so you might see some of that tomorrow night.
Anquan Boldin: We have a good receiving corp. all around. I don’t think they can match up man to man but they get some help from the LBs. It should be an interesting matchup for us.
Anquan Boldin: Yeah, I think we can! We are capabale of matching up with them very well. We just have to execute.
Anquan Boldin: I think I am 100 percent. I am wearing a brace just to be cautious but everything is going well. No swelling so that is a good sign.
Anquan Boldin: (Laughing) Nah! I don’t have a very high metabolism. I probably eat twice a day!
Anquan Boldin: I think so. We practice that stuff every week you just have to get the opportunity to use it and so far we haven’t. But I know he has some stuff up his sleeve.
Thanks for the questions and for taking time to chat with me. I hope to see you all at the game tomorrow night. Take care.