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Brent Carlson - Up Close


Favorite cold cereal:Trix

What is my favorite Gary Crowton quote:"You have the rest of the day off."

Why did I choose to play football over other sports:My Pops, he played at BYU.

Before a football game, I:Tuck my belly into my girdle.

How did I spend my off-season:Working (2 jobs) and of course, I trained.

Who is the best player I've ever faced:Bryant Atkinson.

The dirtiest team I've ever played is:Mississippi State.

What would I like to do sometime in my life:Serve a mission with my wife.

One place I would like to visit:New York City.

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

Who has had the greatest influences on my football career and why:My Dad did because he played at BYU in 1974.

What do my want to be doing 20 years from now:Loving my wife and kids.

How did I select your jersey number:Same as the old man.

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

What is the best book I've ever read:Secret of Nimh.

People say I look like:John Gruden or Zachary Ty Bryan (Home Improvement kid).

My favorite professor or most interesting class you've taken at BYU:Substance Abuse (Gordon Lindsay).

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment:Here at BYU it is recovering the fumble against New Mexico with our perfect season on the line.

If I had to give up all of your possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept and why:My golf clubs, because there's a lot of green out there.

My Favorite

My advice to youngsters:Listen to the ones who love you, they know best.

Interesting fact most people don't know about me:I took fourth in state golf championships in high school.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why:My Mom, because I love her way to much not to mention her.

If I could invite any three people to dinner who would they be:Jesus, Lance Armstrong and Chris Farley.

On game day my friends and relatives:Squeeze as many as they can in the four seats given us.