That first sentence says it all.
Also: "Even though, we are playing more of an up-tempo style game, it definitely is a slower pace than I was playing at North Carolina,"
In other words, It's not very up tempo at all.
And: "I tell the coaches all the time. Whatever they want me to do"
That is why he and the Wears are starting and playing the bulk of the minutes. They are the only ones that will listen to him anymore.