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Ben Horton, Up Close

Nickname: Hollywood

Favorite cold cereal: Whatever is two for one at the store.

What is your favorite LaVell Edwards quote: "Ben what are you thinking?"

Why did you choose to play football over other sports: I couldn't make the badminton team.

Before a football game, I: Pray and put tatoos on my arm.

How did you spend your off-season: Working out all day, every day.

Who has had the greatest influences on your football career and why: My parents, I owe them everything.

What do you want to be doing 20 years from now: Playing with my kids.

Who is the best player you've ever faced: Fernando Bryant

The dirtiest team I've ever played is: San Diego State, they pinched me after I was tackled.

What would you like to do sometime in your life: Be a movie star.

If you could play another position, what would it be: QB, I'm a stellar QB.

What is your most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Dunking over Brett Keisel, Kalani Sitake and Gabe Reid in pickup basketball.

What is your favorite hobby or activity away from football: RBI Baseball

What is the best book you've ever read: Owen Pochman's autobiography

My favorite professor or most interesting BYU class I've taken: Keith Lawrence, English

One place I would like to visit: Weiser, Idaho

How did you select your jersey number: I had a vision.

If you had to give up all of your possessions except one, what would be the one thing you kept and why: My cat Calli, she's my baby girl.

My Favorite scripture: Third Nephi

People say I look like: Tom Selleck

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If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire", the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: Kalani Fifita Sitake, if there's a smarter man in the world I don't know him.