Jeff Holtry, Up Close

Nickname: Poulch

Favorite cold cereal: Fruity Pebbles.

What is your favorite LaVell Edwards quote:"No running"

Why did you choose to play football over other sports: I enjoy hitting people.

Before a football game, I: Listen to music, get pumped up.

How did you spend your off-season: Rehabing my knee, lifting, running.

Who has had the greatest influences on your football career and why: My Dad, he was my high school coach.

What do you want to be doing 20 years from now: Retired, full head of hair playing with my kids.

Who is the best player you've ever faced: Orlando Pace, Ohio State.

The dirtiest team I've ever played is: Illinois

What would you like to do sometime in your life: Wake up not tired.

One place I would like to visit: Rome

If you could play another position, what would it be:Defensive end.

How did you select your jersey number: Just thought it looked good.

What is your favorite hobby or activity away from football: Water skiing

What is the best book you've ever read: Friday Night Lights

My advice to youngsters: Marijuana is bad.

My favorite professor or most interesting BYU class I've taken: Dr. Allsen, PE 468

What is your most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Playing for the national championship in 1998.

If you had to give up all of your possessions except one, what would be the one thing you kept and why: My wife, cause nothing else really matters.

My Favorite scripture: James 1:5

People say I look like: John Travolta

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: I make Spam sculptures.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why: My wife, she wins at least 250 to 500 thousand a night.

If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: My wife, the Lord and Joseph Smith cause they've done the most for me.