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QA with Dorial Green-Beckham

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Springfield (Mo.) Hillcrest wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, the nation's No. 1 recruit, was honored Monday at his school with the presentation of his U.S. Army All-American Bowl jersey. Green-Beckham, who is undecided on his future school, took some time Monday for a quick, light-hearted Q&A with Rivals.com.
Rivals.com: What is your favorite football memory?
Green-Beckham: My favorite football memory is back when I was a freshman. On the first play of the first game it was a touchdown pass off a go route. I couldn't believe it.
Rivals.com: What is your favorite pro team?
Green-Beckham: I don't really have one to be honest. I watch them all pretty much.
Rivals.com:Who is your favorite player?
Green-Beckham: I like watching a lot of the wide receivers. There are a lot of good players out there that I watch. I like Calvin Johnson as a big receiver, Larry Fitzgerald, DeSean Jackson and guys like that.
Rivals.com:What do you listen to before a game?
Green-Beckham: To be honest I listen to all kinds of stuff by Lil Wayne. That really gets me pumped up and ready to play.
Rivals.com: What is your favorite route or play to run?
Green-Beckham: I'd say it would be a slant and go. I think every receiver likes going deep. It's just fun to try to line up and beat the defender across from you.
Rivals.com: Have you ever had an embarrassing moment on the field?
Green-Beckham: There's no real specific moment that I remember. There are probably a couple out there though. I tend to forget about things but I'm sure there is something.
Rivals.com: What's the most important factor you are looking for in a school?
Green-Beckham: The most important is probably the coaches. It's the coaches and the atmosphere and the people that are going to be around for the years that I'll be there.
Rivals.com: Is there any added pressure being the No. 1 recruit in the country?
Green-Beckham: There's a lot of pressure being the No. 1 recruit but I honestly don't really think about it. It's not really a big deal for me. Going around town or going out of town, people notice me though. It helps me stay grounded to be sure. They'll tell me I'm a great player and to be humble. They tell me they pray for me and my little brother. It's a lot of pressure but there's so much more good that comes with it. It has been so unexpected but great.
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