“You have two special players in Copp and (Compher),” said senior alternate captain Zach Hyman. “I think it’s really interesting that we have a captain in each of the three classes, besides the freshman class, obviously. That could be a really good thing, just to have a leader in each class.”
"I really felt pride for my country, for Bangladesh, competing for them," said Caesar, a 2011 Big Ten champion on the parallel bars. "Having an entire country, basically, uniting for a sport as unpopular as gymnastics? I mean, the crowd was going nuts, and after I won the gold medal there, people were literally in tears. I couldn't get my head wrapped around that fact, understanding how proud they were — and how proud they were of me."