HOMETOWN: Coon Rapids, Minn.
HIGH SCHOOL: Blaine High School
MAJOR: Environmental Studies
WHY I CHOSE ST. OLAF: Great academic reputation and football coaching staff
FOOTBALL HISTORY: Played in the Blaine youth football league since second grade and played at Blaine High School
PRE-GAME RITUAL: Shower, eat breakfast and listen to music while stretching
FAVORITE PUMP-UP SONGS: “Higher” by Creed and “Requiem for a Tower” by Clint Mansell
FAVORITE SPORTS MOVIE: “Friday Night Lights”
FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Big Bang Theory”
FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Five Guys
THREE FAMOUS PERSONALITIES I’D HAVE OVER FOR DINNER: Michael Yankcello ’14, Carrie Underwood and Nastia Liukin
FAVORITE SPORT OTHER THAN FOOTBALL: Basketball
FAVORITE PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE: Adrian Peterson
FAVORITE BOOK: “The Shack”
RANDOM FACT: I like to fish.
BIGGEST DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE SPORTS: The level of commitment required is much higher in college.
MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT AS AN OLE ATHLETE: Beating Bethel last year
BEST ADVICE I’VE RECEIVED: “Get a yard!”
PLANS AFTER OLAF: Graduate school for fisheries management