Anthony Davis On Life In The NFL And Flood As Head Coach

By Matt Sugam

EAST RUTHERFORD – Anthony Davis came back east to play in his first game in his home state since he left for the NFL after three years at Rutgers. The former All-American helped pave the way for the 49ers 245 yards en route to a 34-0 win over the Jets. spoke with San Francisco’s right tackle after the game:

Q: What’s life in the NFL been like?

“It’s good. It’s a lot of hard work and just got to keep after it and get better everyday. Literally everyday.”

Q: What’s been the hardest part?

“The hardest part? I wouldn’t say there’s a hardest part. It’s just more opportunities to show what you’re made of. It’s not hard. Just opportunities to show what you’re made of. Overcoming adversity. Everyday you go through adversity.”

Q: What was the adjustment of going across the country like after spending your whole life in Piscataway?

“When I was younger I played AAU basketball and we went all over the place so it wasn’t really a big deal. And there’s planes and stuff.”

Q: What was your reaction when you first found out Greg Schiano was going to the NFL?

“I want to play him haha.”

Q: What was it like to see Kyle Flood named head coach?

“It was exciting. That’s my guy. And he’s the head coach now, just a couple years too late. Missed me [playing for him].”

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