“I’m way more comfortable,” Gardner said. “Last year was my first year starting, and it was rough, a lot of ups and downs, a lot of adversity. A lot of adversity I fought through, and I feel like I did a really good job of never giving up, never giving up on myself and my teammates. I feel my teammates recognized that, and my coaches recognized that, and I feel like that will help me.”
"We have a lot of depth there, a lot of competition, and the more competition you have, the better you get," Floyd said. "It's been a blessing to have all those guys there, working with us and getting each other better every day."