Selected Questions from the Q and A. To read the full Q and A on Scout.com click here
Q: What did you learn from the past year?
A: It made me a stronger person, taught me how to fight through reality. That Iíve got to separate myself from certain guys, certain people. To be successful at the next level I canít do the things I used to do.
Q: How much do you think your issues have hurt you with certain teams?
A: Iím pretty sure it will hurt me. But Iím looking past that, looking forward to moving on and being successful from here on out.
Q: How conquer marijuana issues, stay away from people?
A: Eliminate myself from some of those guys I used to hang with. I think about my mom all the time and my kids. In order for me
to be successful and them to have a great life or a nice life Iíve got to put it behind me. In order for my kids to get what they want,
I can be a father to my kids and just be there with my mom.
Q: You seem like a man who is grateful for a second chance.
A: Iíve got to be grateful. For what Iíve been through, four years of my career, ups and downs, saying theyíre going to
be there with me through thick and thin. Iím very grateful for a second chance.
Q: How long have you stopped smoking marijuana?
A: My last time smoking was right before I got kicked out of Florida, before my last incident happened.
Q: What does it say about your talent level that youíre getting a second chance?
A: They see the talent. They just want to know what kind of kid I am. I came in here to show Ďem Iím not a bad kid,
I made a few mistakes and I learned from Ďem. Everything I did, I did. Iím admitting it. I did it. Iím looking to put that in my past and moving forward.