FALL CAMP Q&A: Andy Dalton

Andy Dalton is battling Marcus Jackson for TCU's starting quarterback spot.

Andy Dalton is battling Marcus Jackson for TCU's starting quarterback spot.

During the recruiting process, what sold you on coming to TCU?
"It was a great opportunity for me to come in with a winning program that was also on the rise. The opportunity to play really sparked my interest along with the great academics here."

What's it like playing for Coach Patterson?
"Coach Patterson has had great success and turned this program around. We have had three 11-win seasons in the last four years. It's nice having a winning attitude around here and a coach who has been so successful."

What would you say to other students who are considering attending TCU?
"You'll receive a private school education that's one of the best you can get. If you put forth the effort, you will do fine."

How would you describe your teammates?
"We are really good friends. In fact, some of my best friends are on the team. It's like a brotherhood."

How would you describe your relationship with the other quarterbacks?
"We're very close, especially during the season when we are watching so much film together. We have built great relationships, and we have each other's backs."

If you are not studying or playing football, what are you doing?
"I'm usually just watching television or hanging out with friends or teammates. It's nothing real exciting.

How does it feel to see the Sam Baugh Indoor Practice Facility completed and now construction underway on the end zone project?
"It's great to see all the building going on. The indoor facility is really nice and top of the line. All the construction on campus shows a commitment by a great university."



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