August 15, 2007

Up close with freshman running back Quentin Castille

Over the course of fall camp, HuskersIllustrated.com will go up close with each of the newcomers in Nebraska's class of 2007.

Today we caught up with former Rivals.com four-star running back prospect Quentin Castille to get his early thoughts and perspectives on fall camp. Castille has turned a lot of heads already with his physical style of running.

Do the older guys try to intimidate you by saying things to you?

"I'm not going to be intimidated by anybody except for God. The guys talk, I mean everybody talks. Even I talk sometimes, but no, I'm not intimidated."

You grew up in Texas, but did you know much about the I-back tradition at Nebraska?

"I knew a lot about the I-back tradition."

Who do you compare yourself to?

"I would say I'm a Lawrence Phillips type runner. He was a real good power back I could say that. He also had some get-up speed too."

What do you run a 40-yard dash in?

"I'm about a 4.5 or 4.6 type runner. I guess that's not too spectacular."

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