(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.