March 13, 2007
5-11 * Senior * LHP
Post-college ambition: To be a Division I head coach
People with the greatest influence on his athletic career: His Dad
Biggest thrill in sports: Playing in two state championships in high school, although they did lose both
Athlete he most admires: Former UofL quarterback Stefan ~nbps>LeFors, because he was great but never received his due.
What impresses him most about his coach: His organizational skills and ability to motivate
What has been his biggest obstacle to overcome: Shoulder surgery in May 2005
Hobbies and outside interests: Playing basketball and ping pong
Favorite movies: Girl Next Door and Major League
Favorite TV show: Sportscenter and Real World
Favorite musical group: Outkast
Favorite foods: Chicken salad sandwich and meatball subs
Favorite class: Any communication class because he talks a lot
Favorite professional team: Chicago Cubs
Favorite sports announcer: Harold Reynolds
A "stupid human trick" he can do: His pinky toe moves when he flexes his calf but the other toes don't.
Person he'd most like to meet: Matthew McConaughey, to see if he's really as cool as he seems
Words that best describe him best are: Hyper, positive, smart and awesome
Best advice he's gotten about sports: Enjoy it as much as possible, one day it will be over.
What people should know about him but probably don't: At times he actually does relax, but it is rare
If they filmed a movie of his life, who would star in it and what would it be called: Dane Cook, "Rockin Out"
If he could have dinner with three people (current, historical, fictional), who would it be: Rachel McAdams, Dave Chappelle and Shakira
Why he chose U of L: He wanted to be part of something good in his hometown
Best part of being an athlete: All the people he meets
The moment he realized he was really good at his sport: When he was being recruited by colleges in high school
If he won the lottery, he'd use the money for: Lots of food and a Jeep Cherokee