UP CLOSE: Terrance Hooks

(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Nickname: T. Hooks

Favorite cold cereal: Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Why did I choose to play football over other sports: It chose me.

Before a football game, I: Call my Dad, and listen to my IPOD.

How did I spend my off-season: Trained with my teammates.

Who is the best player I’ve ever faced: Dennis Dixon.

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Fly a jet.

One place I would like to visit: Pyramids of Egypt.

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

Who has had the greatest influence on my football career and why: My father, he taught me almost everything about football.

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Watching my kids play their favorite sports.

How did I select my jersey number: I didn’t, Mick did.

What is my favorite hobby or activity away from football: Hanging out with my roomies O and JJ.

What is the best book I’ve ever read: Leadership and Self Deception

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Our two MWC Championships.

My most interesting class I’ve taken at BYU: Tie between Patti Collings and Brothers Parrish and Brunson.

My favorite website: Rapbasement.com

My advice to youngsters: Know what you want to be and do what it takes to become it.

If I were hosting you on a recruiting visit to Provo, the most impressive thing I’d have to show you is: My roommate O”Neill Chambers’ closet.

If I could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be: Ray Lewis, Lebron James, Lil Wayne.

On game day my friends and relatives: Are tune in watching the Cougars.

One rule I’d change in college football is: Roughing the passer.

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