"I mean, it kind of hurt me a little bit because I thought I was better than some of those [more highly ranked] guys," said Likely, who is rated by Rivals.com as the No. 203 prospect nationally and the No. 17 cornerback. "I competed with the best, I showed my skills. The other players respect that, but I guess that's just the media, you know? But I don't really look at that. I just go out and play my game, because what if I was three-to-four inches taller? I probably wouldn't be better than I am right now. So every day I'm not worrying about that. I'm just looking to get better and better every day.