(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)
Nickname: Too many
Favorite cold cereal: Honey Bunches of Oats with almonds
Favorite Bronco Mendenhall Quote: “There are only two ways a man fails: he gives up or dies.”
Why did I choose to play football over other sports: It is the ultimate team game.
Before a football game, I: Listen to the ipod and crack a few jokes to stay loose.
How did I spend my off-season: Got married to the most beautiful girl ever.
Who is the best player I’ve ever faced: Graham Harrell or Matthew Stafford, take your pick.
What would I like to do sometime in my life is: Win the show “Wipeout”
One place I would like to visit: Great Wall of China
If I could play another position, what would it be: Quarterback
Who has had the greatest influence on my football career and why: High school football coach Bill Whitman
What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Retired in Puerto Rico
How did I select my jersey number: One of my best friends in high school wore it, I wear it to remember him.
What is my favorite hobby or activity away from football: I love music, games, and making my own smoothies.
What is the best book I’ve ever read: The Millionaire Next Door
People say I look like: The funny/poet guy from Knight’s Tale
My favorite professor or most interesting class I’ve taken at BYU: Marriage Preparation, Brent Barlow
If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept and why: My mission journals, they have wonderful memories inside of them.
My favorite scripture: Moses 1:39
My favorite website: www.cnbc.com
My advice to youngsters: Always put the Lord first and follow your dreams.
If I were on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire,”the person I’d call for my lifeline is (and why): My cousin, Garrett Coles, he is the smartest person I know.
If I were hosting you on a recruiting visit to Provo, the most impressive thing I’d have to show you is: Fat Cats
My least favorite trip is and why: Branson, Missouri the Las Vegas of country music
One rule I’d change in college football is: Helmet to helmet contact
If I could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be: Dirk Nowitzki, Mark Cuban, Will Smith
On game day my friends and relatives: Come and watch