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Tyson Dunham - Up Close

Favorite cold cereal:Life

What is my favorite Gary Crowton quote:"Kickers, take it in."

Why did I choose to play football over other sports:Being a kicker is the best position in any sport.

Before a football game, I:Watch television and relax.

How did I spend my off-season:Working 12-hour days for my father's company

Who is the best player I've ever faced:Ryan McGuffey in high school. I always had to tackle him because he always ran my punts back.

The dirtiest team I've ever played is:I never get hit so they all seem the same to me.

What would I like to do sometime in my life:Be rich and successful.

One place I would like to visit:Africa.

If I could play another position, what would it be:Receiver, because they get to score touchdowns.

Who has had the greatest influence on my football career and why:My father, because he convinced me I could succeed.

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now:Be retired.

How did I select my jersey number:It was the lowest number Mick would give me.

What is my favorite hobby or activity away from football:Playing softball in the summer.

People say I look like:My uncle.

My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU:Coaching football.

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment:Pitching a no-hitter and hitting a homerun in the same game in high school.

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept: My family, even though I doubt they would admit they are my possession.

My favorite website:Yahoo.com

My advice to youngsters:Listen to your parents and coaches.

Interesting fact most people don't know about me:In high school, I wanted to go to the Air Force Academy.

If I were on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline is and why:My father, because he knows a lot of random things. But he would take too long to answer so I would have to call my mother.

If I could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be:Both of my grandfathers and Jim Thorpe.

On game day my friends and relatives:My parents drive to Provo the day before the game and stay in a hotel and then ride with me to the game, my grandmother stays home in Wyoming and records the game, my girlfriend is usually working and complaining because she can't go to the game.