WATCH: Jace Ruder discusses his versatility, his view of the QB battle and the inspiration for his mustache

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"It's electric," Ruder said when asked about his new horseshoe mustache.

Joking aside, he said the mustache was just something to help lift spirits and have a little fun during those long training camp days.

A dual-threat, Ruder thinks he brings plenty to the table in Carolina's quarterback battle and has enjoyed competing with a couple of guys he calls friends.

Here's everything he had to say on Tuesday: