Nov. 16, 2012
By Mike Chaput
Why did you come to Arizona?
Beau Boyster: "A combination of athletics and academics. This is a great place to play football."
What is your favorite Arizona tradition?
Beau Boyster: "Putting our hands on each other's backs as we're running out of the tunnel on game day."
How are you balancing your academics and football in your first year?
Beau Boyster: "We have great tutors. Football is always on your mind. So you only think about academics and football around here."
How is the team preparing for the energetic environment of Utah?
Kyle Kelley: "The practices are going faster. Everyone working harder, the whole team effort."
Beau Boyster: "We're going to be comfortable being uncomfortable as Coach Rodriguez always says. We're going to keep doing our thing."
What was it like being highly recruited out of high school?
Kyle Kelley: "It was hectic. I never knew I was going to be this highly recruited. It was really new for me. I never thought about college football then once I got my first offer, they all started rolling in. It was a great experience to go through."
What has surprised you the most so far?
Kyle Kelley: "The running and the run technique. Getting ready for that surprised me."
What is it like playing on the defensive line in the 3-3-5 scheme?
Kyle Kelley: "It's similar to the 4-3 for the defensive end position. You have to be stronger with a lot better run technique but it's fun."