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Aaron Edmonds - Up Close

Favorite cold cereal: Raisin Bran

My favorite Gary Crowton quote: "You have the day off, so don't get into any trouble."

Why did I choose to play football over other sports: I always wanted to play football.

Before a football game, I: Listen to the EFY song "Win the Race."

How did I spend my off-season: Surfing in California.

Who has had the greatest influences on my football career and why: My dad and mom because he has put a lot of time and effort into it.

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Be retired and living the good life.

Who is the best player I've ever faced: Emmett White.

The dirtiest team I've ever played is: Utah.

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Climb K2 with my wife.

One place I would like to visit: The Great Wall of China.

If I could play another position, what would it be: Linebacker.

How did I select my jersey number: Mick said, "Here's your three choices, pick one."

What is my favorite hobby or activity away from football: Fly fishing.

What is the best book I've ever read: Standing for Something by Gordon B. Hinckley.

People say I look like: Kevin Bacon.

My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU: Doug McKinley.

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Kicking the game-winning field goal against Snow College.

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I would keep and why: "My truck so I could sleep in the back after I've given away my house."

My Favorite scripture: Alma 37:37.

My Favorite website is: eBay.

My advice to youngsters: Work hard and keep out of trouble.

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: My wife waited for me while I was on my mission.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: My mom because she knows everything.

If I could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: President Hinckley, George Bush and Joseph Smith.

On game day, how do my friends and relatives follow the game: My Dad lays out all his "game" clothes before the game and shows up at the stadium about two hours before kickoff to walk around. My wife shows up about 20 minutes early wearing her #29 sweatshirt.