Anthony Ward - Up Close

Nickname: A & W

Favorite cold cereal: Life.

What is my favorite Gary Crowton quote: "Go to class." and "Stay out of trouble."

Why did I choose to play football over other sports: It's more fun.

Before a football game, I: Try not to overeat.

How did I spend my off-season: In Coach Omer's boot camp.

Who has had the greatest influences on my football career and why: My parents - they taught me a good work ethic and have always encouraged and supported me.

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Hopefully finished with graduate school and enjoying my family.

Who is the best player I've ever faced: Aaron Edmonds.

Who is the dirtiest team I've ever played: Utah.

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Retire.

One place I would like to visit: Idaho Falls, Idaho.

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

How did I select my jersey number: It was assigned to me, I had no choice.

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

What is the best book I've ever read: Harry Potter.

People say I look like: Shaquille O'Neal, Woody Harrelson.

My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU: Social psychology/Dr. Spackman.

My most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Being special teams player of the week.

If I had to give up all my possessions except one, I would keep: My lucky L.A. Lakers hat because it's lucky.

My Favorite scripture: Alma 37:37.

My advice to youngsters: "Whatever you do, have fun."

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: I played quarterback in high school.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: David Daniels (my wife's cousin-in-law). He supposedly knows everything.

If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: Jerry Seinfeld, George Costanza, Cosmo Kramer.

On game day, my friends and relatives follow the game: My wife comes to the game with her family and my parents watch on TV or listen to the game on the radio.