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Hans Olsen, Up Close

Nickname: The King

Favorite cold cereal: I can't stand cold cereal.

What is your favorite LaVell Edwards quote: "Hans Olsen, you are the best football player I have seen in all my years."

Why did you choose to play football over other sports: Fame and money.

Before a football game, I: Laugh and keep everyone happy and having fun.

How did you spend your off-season: Eating at the BYU Creamery, fishing and playing laser tag.

Who has had the greatest influences on your football career and why: Coach Murphy, my high school coach who taught me what it was to work hard.

What do you want to be doing 20 years from now: Living happily with my wife and kids.

Who is the best player you've ever faced: The offensive tackle from Tulane.

The dirtiest team I've ever played is: Utah State

What would you like to do sometime in your life: Get in the Guinness Book of World Records.

One place I would like to visit: Denmark

If you could play another position, what would it be: Quarterback or kicker

How did you select your jersey number: It was my uncle's many years ago.

What is your favorite hobby or activity away from football: Fishing and doing crafts with my wife.

What is the best book you've ever read: Guinness Book of World records, the 1982 edition.

My advice to youngsters: Gangstas ain't nothin but trouble

My favorite professor or most interesting BYU class I've taken: Dr. Heiner's Aging and Fitness

What is your most memorable athletic achievement or moment: My touchdown against San Diego State.

If you had to give up all of your possessions except one, what would be the one thing you kept and why: My wife, if I lost her, I might as well lose everything else.

My Favorite scripture: 1 Nephi 1:1

People say I look like: Chris Hoke, #58

My Favorite website is: My buddy Shawn's home page, it is awesome.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: Wally Cleaver from "Leave it to Beaver"--he always had the answer.

If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: My wife Amanda, my family--they are as one, and Porter Rockwell (Joseph Smith's bodyguard).