“Draft standing actually does not matter at this level,” Joseph stated. “I am able to get to work with my staff. It is a blessing to be chosen within the second spherical. I am able to fill a younger position as a frontrunner and are available in able to play and work with the vets.”
Even at Kentucky, Joseph did not end his sole season there, opting to go away the staff in preparation for the NFL Draft. “Dedication” is a troublesome factor to realistically quantify, however no matter query marks some specialists place on Joseph’s dedication (be they honest or not) could also be why some did not see him as a excessive second-round decide.
“Persons are going to doubt regardless,” Joseph stated on Thursday. “I am simply making an attempt to get to work with my staff and go win a Tremendous Bowl. So far as individuals speaking about dedication points, I am all in. I am with my staff.”
If the Cowboys wanted any additional analysis on what to anticipate from Joseph, they’ll look to one in every of his former teammates, who Dallas took within the sixth spherical. Kentucky is understood to be a basketball faculty, however Joseph and defensive linemen Quinton Bohanna have infused some Wildcat pedigree into the Cowboys locker room. Based on Bohanna, it is all properly and good if you wish to underestimate Joseph, so long as you are not the one who has to match up with him on the sphere.
“With Kelvin, they’re getting a canine,” Bohanna stated. “A fiery participant who enjoys competitors. He is bodily and he can come down and play the run.”
If Bohanna is true about Joseph’s fiery nature, then the cornerback could have an opportunity to showcase that at this weekend’s mini-camp. The gamers will not be sporting pads, however receivers and cornerbacks will nonetheless possible jockey for passes. If Bohanna’s description is apt, Joseph principally downplayed his aggressive aspect. Preparation, he says, is what this weekend is about.
“This weekend I wish to bond with my teammates, get to know them a little bit bit extra so we are able to create a greater brotherhood and prepare to face the subsequent opponent.”
Ultimately, Joseph is aware of, we’ll see what he is able to. It is one step at a time.
“[I’ll be] getting my approach and my sport prepared for the primary preseason sport so I can showcase to the entire world what I have been engaged on.”