Ralph R. Zobell | Posted: 7 Oct 2016 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Up Close with Andrew Eide

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Reprinted from football Gameday program guide, September 30, 2016

NICKNAME: Drew

FAVORITE CEREAL: Cinnamon Toast Crunch

FAVORITE KALANI SITAKE QUOTE: “it’s time to wake up that beast!!”

WHY I CHOSE TO PLAY FOOTBALL OVER OTHER SPORTS: There’s nothing like football in this world. I was too short for basketball, haha.

BEFORE A FOOTBALL GAME, I: listen to my jams and play catch on the field with Keyan Norman.

HOW DID I SPEND MY OFF-SEASON: Fixing my face in the weightroom with Coach Nu’u.

WHO IS THE BEST PLAYER I’VE EVER FACED: The entire Nevada (Reno) offensive line.

IF I COULD PLAY ANOTHER POSITION, IT WOULD BE: Quarterback in triple option offense.

WHAT I WANT TO BE DOING 20 YEARS FROM NOW: Watching my kids play sports.

IF I HAD TO GIVE UP ALL MY POSSESSIONS EXCEPT ONE, THE ONE THINK I WOULD KEEP WOULD BE: My Portuguese Book of Mormon, because it taught me more than anything during those two years.

IF I WERE ON “WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE,” THE PERSON I’D CALL FOR MY LIFELINE IS: My dad, the dude knows everything.

BEST BOOK I’VE READ: The Revenant

ONE PLACE I’D VISIT: Ireland


MY ADVICE TO YOUNGSTERS: Hard work will take you places you never thought possible. Believe it.

PEOPLE SAY I LOOK LIKE: Ryker Mathews (former BYU O-lineman)

SOMETIME IN MY LIFE I WOULD LIKE TO: hunt wild boars out of a helicopter in Texas,

HOW DID I SELECT MY JERSEY NUMBER: Ului had my original number, so I picked the next closest thing.

MOST MEMORABLE ATHLETIC MOMENt: winning the Big Sky Conference when I was at Southern Utah University.

3 PEOPLE I’D INVITE TO DINNER: Lebron James, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, and Fred Durs.

FAVORITE SCRIPTURE: Ether 12:6

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