Up Close: Devin Mahina
Take a closer look at senior tight end, as published in BYU-Utah State game program:
Nickname: Big Dev
Favorite cold cereal: Honey Bunches of Oats
Favorite Bronco Mendenhall Quote: "So good"
Why did I choose to play football over other sports: I had more fun playing football.
Before a football game, I: get in to "game mode," and keep to myself, study film and listen to music.
How did I spend my off-season: Training, did a lot of speed work and started doing yoga.
Who is the best player I’ve ever faced: Ziggy Ansah
What would I like to do sometime in my life: go pearl diving.
One place I would like to visit: Europe
If I could play another position, what would it be: Middle linebacker
Who has had the greatest influence on my football career and why: My dad, he taught me to never give up.
What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: retired and living on the beach.
How did I select my jersey number: My idol Shannon Sharpe was #84.
What is my favorite hobby or activity away from football: Hanging out with my family.
What is the best book I've ever read: The Essential Wooden by John Wooden
People say I look like: Zac Efron
My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU: Intro to Advertising, Professor Doyle
What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Being on Mackey Award Watch List.
If I had to give up all my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept and why: My wedding ring, because it symbolizes the most important person in my life.
My favorite scripture: Alma 26:12
My favorite website: www.youtube.com
My advice to youngsters: Don't compare your weaknesses to others' strengths.
If I were on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire,” the person I’d call for my lifeline is: My brother-in-law, Jeff, because he knows a lot of random facts.
If I were hosting you on a recruiting visit to Provo, the most impressive thing I'd have to show you is: Kneader's all you can eat French toast.
One rule I'd change in college football is: touchdown celebrations should be allowed.
If I could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be: the most interesting man in the world, John Wooden.
On game day my friends and relatives: text me good luck, always at all my games cheering for me.
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