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Bill Wright - Up Close

Nickname: "Wild Bill" or "Crazy"

Favorite cold cereal: Cocoa Dinobites

What is my favorite Gary Crowton quote: "Bring it up."

Why did I choose to play football over other sports: It's the best game on Earth.

Before a football game, I: Eat a lot--four hours is a long time for me to go without eating.

How did I spend my off-season: I am not familiar with the term "off-season."

Who is the best player I've ever faced: Luke Staley.

The dirtiest team I've ever played is: Air Force.

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Go to Spain and be in the Running of the Bulls.

One place I would like to visit: India.

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

Who has had the greatest influence on my football career and why: My mom and dad, they've been a great support.

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Living the American dream.

How did I select my jersey number: It's my favorite prime number.

What is my favorite hobby or activity away from football: Believe it or not, I like to read.

What is the best book I've ever read: I can't single out a favorite, I've liked a lot of them.

People say I look like: Harry Connick, Jr.

My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU: Professor Hunt, business management 444.

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Just being able to play college football has been a great achievement.

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept and why: Who's making me give up all of my possessions?

My favorite website:

My advice to youngsters: Go the extra mile in everything you do.

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: I have a vegetable garden.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: I don't think I'd need to use a lifeline.

If I could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be: Whoever wouldn't mind having macaroni and cheese--it's all I'm willing to share.

On game day my friends and relatives: My family usually watches the game back in Oregon at my parent's house, except for the times they fly in for the game. My little brother and sister go to school here, come to the games and meet me outside the locker room afterward.